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  • DAF e-Learning Adds Microsoft Teams App

    Access to industry-curated training and digital content is now available to all Airmen and Guardians with the launch of the DAF e-Learning (DAFeL) Percipio Microsoft Teams application, Air Education and Training Command officials here announced May 15.

  • Laughlin maximizes T-6 operations during surge week

    The 434th and 85th Flying Training Squadrons conducted a T-6 Texan II “Surge Week” Sept. 25-29. Surge week consisted of a large increase in flights that tested new operational concepts while also increasing synchronization with maintenance, all to maximize T-6 training flights.

  • In the air, on the ground: training in the chamber

    Being above 10,000 feet in altitude can have unpredictable effects on the human body; some people get delirious, others get nauseous, and some experience hot or cold flashes. Knowing how a pilot’s body will react to changes in altitude is a crucial part of pilot training.  

  • Training in a different reality

    With the rapid advancement of technology, U.S. Air Force undergraduate pilot training has grown to match the pace. Airmen are learning at a faster rate and gaining better skills with the continual improvements to the training program.  

  • Local law enforcement agencies train in crisis response

    Laughlin Air Force Base Security Forces joined forces with the Val Verde Sheriff's Office for a ballistic shield training session to support an ongoing effort to enhance the coordination and collaboration between local law enforcement agencies at the San Felipe Memorial Middle School, July 12, 2023.

  • New virtual reality platform comes to Laughlin

    Inside the network communications building of the 47th Communications Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, all sorts of technical projects and doodads are either being created for the first time or fixed to working order.

  • T-6 Texan II sun shades improve training capability

    Over the last few years, sun shelters have been constructed to house many of the aircraft at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The new T-6 Texan II sun shelters, which shelters currently 33 aircraft, have been rolling out to improve training and the quality of life for individuals and Airmen working