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  • Supporting the military's youngest heroes

    A "Purple Up Parade" occurred outside of the Roberto "Bobby" Barrera (RBB) Elementary School here on April 17, 2024.This parade was held in celebration of Purple Up Day, a day dedicated to showing support and appreciation for military children. Students from the Roberto “Bobby” Barrera Elementary

  • Don't drive distracted

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness month and 47th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) defenders are helping raise awareness of why to not drive distracted.

  • Active-duty member found dead

    At about 9 a.m. CST on April 16, 2024, Val Verde County Sheriff’s Office notified Laughlin Air Force Base security forces that a body was found dead near a railway off base. The deceased is identified as an active-duty Airman stationed at Laughlin Air Force Base.  

  • National Stress Awareness Day

    National Stress Awareness Day is observed annually on April 16. As we commemorate this day, it's essential to acknowledge the unique challenges faced by military members and their families in dealing with stress.

  • Political activity DOs and DON'Ts for Airmen, Guardians and DoD employees

    In our democracy, elections are quite common, and with a presidential election this year, we can expect many opportunities for citizens to participate in the democratic process. With this in mind, it is important to be aware of specific guidelines that apply to service members and federal employees

  • Mexican Air Force visits Laughlin for Fiesta of Flight

    The Fuerza Aerea Mexicana (Mexican Air Force) made their first U.S. debut since 1944 with their T-6C+ Aerobatic Demonstration team for a performance during Laughlin’s Fiesta of Flight Open House, Airshow and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Expo (STEAM) March 9.