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  • 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.

  • Expanding the operational horizons of Airmen

    Airmen from the 47th Comptroller Squadron, 47th Medical Group and 47th Security Forces squadron recently participated in an “Ops Immersion” tour of flying operations to gain insight to the mission of the 47th Flying Training Wing.

  • Local educators learn at Laughlin

    Team XL welcomed education leaders from the local Del Rio community on July 18, 2023, for a tour of Laughlin Air Force Base’s mission and educational spaces.  Leaders from the San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District (SFDR-CISD) toured Laughlin to discuss how local high school

  • Laughlin welcomes Del Rio, Ciudad Acuña civic leaders

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Laughlin welcomed civic leaders from Del Rio, Texas, and Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, to the base during a tour Nov. 1, 2022, to showcase the base’s mission of producing combat-ready Airmen, leaders, and pilots.

  • Texas Senator visits Laughlin

    The 47th Flying Training Wing hosted Senator Ted Cruz during a visit to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 20, 2020.

  • Del Rio Middle School tours Laughlin

    Many seventh graders in Del Rio didn’t know where Laughlin Air Force Base is, much less what the base does or what it can offer them. To fix this, Laughlin has begun a tour program for Del Rio Middle School, showing the students more about the base.