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  • Pilot Edge program reinforces air traffic communication for new pilots

    It takes more than just an instructor pilot to train student pilots to become the U.S. Air Force’s best. Members of the new Undergraduate Pilot Training 2.5 program understand the importance of the countless individuals who work together to support their success, including the Airmen at Laughlin

  • Guidance to the Skies, Laughlin ATC receives AETC award

     A key piece to airpower are the pilots trained here every day, however, without the Airmen on the ground, these pilots would never reach the sky -- this is where Laughlin Air Force Base’s Air Traffic Control tower steps into the picture.

  • Family man: Retiring chief reminisces ‘family’ life

    The term “family man” is used a lot today in America. But what makes a “family man”? One particular chief master sergeant thinks a family man is all about how one treats others. To Chief Master Sgt. Allan Turk, who is retiring after completing a 30-year career in the U.S. Air Force, being a part of

  • XLer of the week: Senior Airman River Shank

    Senior Airman River Shank, 4th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” Aug. 3. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th Flying Training Wing vice commander, is presented to those who consistently make outstanding