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  • 47 FTW introduces the Red River Valley Fighter Pilot Association award

    The Red River Valley Fighter Pilot Association Award was presented for the first time at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, to 2nd Lt. Joshua Radjenovich a student pilot in Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-08, Feb. 28, 2020. After a highly competitive 52-week class in SUPT, the instructor pilots voted which of the graduates they would most want as a wingman, flying into battle.
  • Laughlin declares state of emergency, initiates HPCON Charlie

    As the situation regarding COVID-19 evolves and the possibility for exposure to the virus heightens, Laughlin leadership declares a Public Health Emergency in conjunction with a Health Protection Condition to Charlie, today, March 25. 
  • SUPT classes 20-10, 20-11 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-10 and 20-11 are set to graduate after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, March 27, 2020. Laughlin is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Anne McCready)
  • Laughlin recognizes Women’s History Month

    Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, signed a Women’s History Month proclamation, here on March 4, 2020. Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields.
  • Women's History Month: Staff Sgt. Vicktoria Bradshaw

    Staff Sgt. Vicktoria Bradshaw, 47th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, is relatively new to the K-9 career field and to Laughlin Air Force base, Texas. Bradshaw is empowered by absorbing information and experience. She emphasizes the importance of giving and expecting respect, which is why she believes it’s valuable to listen
  • COVID-19: What to expect at Laughlin

    A lot has happened over the last couple weeks regarding the novel coronavirus, as many are probably already aware. In response to the outbreak in other parts of the country, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, has made modifications to protect the health and wellness of its Airmen, their families, the local community, and everyone who visit the base.
  • Commissaries adjust shopping limits, implement ‘No ID touching,’ begin 100% ID checks and prepare for suspension of early bird hours

    The Defense Commissary Agency announced several operational policies to help stores better serve customers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
  • 2020 Fiesta of Flight Air & Space Expo cancelled

    The 2020 Fiesta of Flight Air & Space Expo here March 14, is cancelled, in order to mitigate health risks to attendees.
  • XLer of the Week: Johnny Faz

    Johnny Faz, 47th Maintenace Directorate aircraft equipment maintenance analyst, was chosen by wing leadership to be the "XLer of the Week" for the week March 9, 2020.
  • XLer of the Week: Florentino Gomez

    Florentino Gomez, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron geobase program manager, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week” of March 2, 2020 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 Operations Group superintendent, is given
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