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  • News Release - Laughlin Airman identified, investigation continues

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – A 47th Flying Training Wing Airman, who was found dead in his dormitory at Laughlin, Monday, Dec. 9, has been identified as Airman 1st Class Jerry Nolasco-Peralta.
  • Commander's Corner: Lt. Col. Gregory Moulton

    In my 17 years in the Air Force, I found three truths that guided me along and helped me make decisions as significant as guiding my career or as simple as the day-to-day ones. I learned these three truths the hard way during my career, which caused me to work harder to overcome the setbacks I encountered.
  • Border Patrol, Laughlin partnership sharpens tactical skills

    The United States Customs and Border Patrol utilized Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ fire drill tower Nov. 22, 2019, to practice rappelling and fast-rope maneuvers. The Border Patrol Tactical (BORTAC) and Search, Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) teams jointly practiced maneuvers to familiarize themselves with rappelling off helicopters, steep canyons or buildings.
  • XLer of the Week: Airman 1st Class John Adeyemi

    Airman 1st Class John Adeyemi, a 47th Comptroller Squadron financial operations technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week” of Nov. 18, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Adeyemi was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week” of Nov. 18, 2019. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman John A. Crawford)
  • Leaning Pines golf course installs new drive range netting

    The Leaning Pines Golf Course on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, recently completed installation of a brand new, several-story tall netting on the driving range.
  • XLer of the week: Liam Stanbridge

    Liam Stanbridge, 47th Operations Support Squadron aircraft survival and flight equipment repairer, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Nov. 13, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Lewis, 47th
  • Staying Toasty

    Members of the 47th Flying Training Wing gather in anticipation to hear a guest speaker. After a brief summary of events, Maj. Joy Spillers, a 47th Medical Group administrator, begins speaking and the room falls silent in attention.
  • New virtual reality platform comes to Laughlin

    Inside the network communications building of the 47th Communications Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, all sorts of technical projects and doodads are either being created for the first time or fixed to working order.
  • SUPT Class 20-03 set to graduate

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-03’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., Nov. 15, 2019, in Anderson Hall, here.
  • Xler of the Week: Marco Campos

    Marco Campos, a 47th Maintenance Directorate aircraft mechanic, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week” of Nov. 4, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Campos was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week” of Nov. 4, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marco A. Gomez)
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