HomeNews

News Search

News

  • 'Country on the Border:' Laughlin celebrates through music

    An evening of award-winning music by chart-topping artists kicks off Laughlin’s 47th Anniversary of the 47th Flying Training Wing, at 5 p.m. June 22, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Key performers will be Easton Corbin, a multiple award winner with two number-one singles and key performing artist on Carrie Underwood’s 2016 The Storyteller Tour, and Thompson Square, an internationally renowned country duo with two Top 5 albums and multiple Grammy Award nominations.
  • Airman's Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Jason Anderson

    Technical Sergeant Jason Anderson, 47th Medical Group flight medicine NCO in charge, challenges those to turn lemons into lemonade in this edition of the Airman’s Spotlight, June 12, 2019. Anderson believes that how one reacts to their surroundings not only affects them in the short term, but how one can look at similar circumstances and life in the future.
  • XLer of the Week: Staff Sgt. Timothy Loudenback

    Staff Sgt. Timothy Loudenback, 47th Security Forces Squadron standards and evaluation NCO in charge, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, for the week of June 3, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • XLer of the week: Airman 1st Class Sahira Contreras

    Airman 1st Class Sahira Contreras, 47th Medical Support Squadron referral management technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of May 27, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Andrew Cruz, 47th Medical Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jose Diaz, 47th MDG superintendent, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Lt. Col. Gentry Mobley

    Lt. Col. Gentry Mobley, 85th Flying Training Squadron commander, pointed out the world of U.S. Air Force pilot training is going through once-in-a-lifetime changes. “When I went through pilot training, I graduated with 200 hours of flying,” said Mobley. “Students now graduate with about 120 hours. The question is how we leverage technology to
  • SUPT Class 19-10 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 19-10’s graduation ceremony at 9 a.m., May 31, 2019, in Anderson Hall, here. Col. (retired) Carl W. Rahn, 618th Air Operations Center director of operations, will be the guest speaker.
  • New flightline shuttles ready for Laughlin’s aircrew

    Beginning this year, the 47th Mission Support Group logistics readiness flight has prepared Laughlin’s aviators and flightline workers with a much-requested flightline amenity—air conditioned and spacious flightline shuttles.
  • SUPT Class 19-16 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 19-16’s graduation ceremony at 10:30 a.m., May 31, 2019, in Anderson Hall, here. Col. (retired) Michael J. Lepper, former United States North American Aerospace Defense Command director of the commander’s action line, will be the guest speaker. Awards and special recognition will be given to outstanding graduates.
  • Airman's Spotlight: Anita Williams

    The purpose of the Air Force Equal Opportunity Program is to prohibit and eradicate all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, reprisal and to foster a positive human relations climate which promotes the full realization of equality of opportunity to all. “No one should have to be forced to work in an unhealthy or hostile work environment,”
  • Xler of the week: Airman 1st Class Justin Welch

    Airman 1st Class Justin Welch, 47th Flying Training Wing Command Post emergency actions controller, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of May 20, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
RSS