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  • Laughlin Heritage Corner: August

    This August we remember two major historical anniversaries. First, this month marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The war, which had ended in Europe with the defeat of Nazi Germany back in May, finally concluded in the Pacific after the U.S.A. dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan.
  • Where Airpower Begins...

    A T-6A Texan II aircraft from the 434th Flying Training Squadron assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, fly a training mission June 25, 2020. The 434th FTS along with the 85th Flying Training Squadron, conduct primary flight training in the T-6A Texan II as part of the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training program. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • National Insider Threat Awareness Month (Are You Prepared)

    September was National Insider Threat Awareness month. “Developing insider threat awareness, is about enabling employees to recognize the indicators to deter, detect, and mitigate actions by insiders who may represent a threat to national security,” said Garry Reid, the DoD Director for Defense Intelligence. The indicators of an insider threat can be divided into risk factors and warning behaviors. The first group can be further sub-divided into either static (dispositional) or dynamic factors.
  • Independence Day Flyover

    Members from Laughlin Air Force Base and Del Rio, Texas, watch a formation of T-6 Texan II aircraft fly over the Dr. Arturo Gutierrez Amphitheater by the San Felipe Creek in Del Rio, July 4, 2019. The city of Del Rio and Laughlin Air Force Base joined forces to celebrate the Fourth of July with music by artists from Del Rio, including Radney