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  • XLer of the Week: Emmanuel Ebhoomhan

    Airman 1st Class Emmanuel Ebhoomhan, 47th Force Support Squadron force management technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of May 2, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • XL Airmen gain American citizenship

    People join the military for different reasons: financial stability, education, travel – the list goes on. For Airmen 1st Class Chansol Kim and Sanghoon Woo, wearing the uniform has a different meaning than most, because through their commitment to the Air Force they are now naturalized American citizens.
  • Hunt Housing renovates neighborhood parks

    Hunt Housing is scheduled to renovate several children’s playgrounds around base that are in need of repairs by late July or early August. The staff’s main priority is ensuring kids have a safe experience using the playgrounds.
  • XLer of the week: Airman 1st Class Soribel Rodriguez

    Airman 1st Class Soribel Rodriguez, 47th Medical Support Squadron referral management and patient travel technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of April 23, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Charlie Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Eduardo Castro

    Tech. Sgt. Eduardo Castro, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, B-shift station captain, a native of Abilene, Texas, is subjected to stress every single day as an Airman, NCO and firefighter. “A stressor I face as a firefighter is the sheer amount of knowledge and disciplines we are trained for,” Castro said. “We are never done with our training, and it keeps us busy, giving us constant ways to grow professionally.”
  • Kid’s zone comes to ‘Fiesta of Flight’

    During the ‘Fiesta of Flight’ open house and airshow at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas on May 12, families attending with children can partake in fun games and attractions located next to the Air Traffic Control tower.
  • XLer of the week: Chaplain (Capt.) Sean Ballard

    Chaplain (Capt.) Sean Ballard, 47th Flying Training Wing chaplain, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of April 16, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Charlie Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Set the standard

    “What should be the vision for the squadron?” This was the question I asked myself while sitting down in a moment of reflection after assuming the command responsibility of the 434th Flying Training Squadron.
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Giovanna Treglio

    Airmen wanting to begin or continue their journey to get a degree can sometimes run into obstacles. Giovanna Treglio, 47th Force Support Squadron education services specialist, helps Airmen choose a degree plan and then develop a strategy to achieve it.
  • SUPT Class 18-08 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-08, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, April 27, 2018.
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