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  • Safety training for Fiesta of Flight airshow

    A Major Accident Response Exercise (MARE) was held at Laughlin Air Force Base, Dec. 14, 2023, in preparation for hosting the Fiesta of Flight Airshow set to take place March 9, 2024.

  • 47th Medical Group participates in Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin

    A team of experts sent by the U.S. Air Force Medical Readiness Agency host the first-ever Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 13-17, 2020. “This exercise is intended to help Airmen of every rank by introducing standardized readiness tools for continued self-guided training

  • Team XL takes on active shooter exercise

    Laughlin personnel participated in an active shooter training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, July 22, 2019. A simulated suspect barricaded himself in a small room and tested the defenders’ ability to respond to a hostage situation. Exercises like this one are aimed at bolstering crisis readiness

  • Defensor Fortis: XL Defenders hold the line

    Laughlin's Defenders trekked through the base’s farthest corners, fighting off a simulated enemy with their sights set on sharpening their tactics as a unit at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, April 17, 2019. They changed up the tempo with an exercise that challenged their tactics, teamwork and

  • Laughlin participates in Scarlet Hawk 18-05 exercise

    For the Department of Defense, one of the biggest threats to security is on the inside: an active shooter that’s trained, willing and able to open fire on fellow service members.The scenario was the subject of a base wide exercise as part of Scarlet Hawk 18-05, Thursday, Aug. 23, when an Airman,