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  • Laughlin FAIPs XL at FAIP FLAG 2019

    Laughlin First Assignment Instructor Pilots (FAIPs) recently participated in the first FAIP FLAG white jet flying competition, August 9-11 2019, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • ALS Class 19-E Graduates

    Airman Leadership School Class 19-E graduated after four weeks of training, July 11, 2019, at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. Airman Leadership School is a course designed to give students a better understanding of their role as a supervisor, and is a prerequisite of joining the non-commissioned officer ranks.
  • SUPT Class 19-01 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 19-01’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., Oct. 26, in Anderson Hall, here.
  • Airman's Spotlight: Airman 1st Class Marco Gomez

    There’s not many jobs on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, or even in the military, that give its Airmen an opportunity to take a glimpse over the entire base’s operations.
  • XLer of the Week: Howard Knoll

    Howard Knoll, 47th Maintenance Directorate T-38C Talon Division aircraft maintenance trainer, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Aug. 20, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Charlie Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Stephanie Savaiano-Calderon

    Staff Sgt. Stephanie Savaiano-Calderon, 47th Medical Operations Squadron Dental Clinic oral prevetive assistant, is trained to provide patients with oral health education and information as well as the basic elements of preventive care. Savaiano-Calderon’s hope is that the overall quality of the work she and her team accomplish in the clinic, will
  • Defenders and fire dogs take training to a new level

    The 47th Security Forces Squadron and the 47th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters recently held a training course focused on saving minutes and lives at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 1, 2018. RTF, or Response Task Force, was the focus of the training, and it zeroed in on cutting down the time required for emergency personnel to evacuate and treat victims of an active shooter event. The course was the second time the class had been held on base, and Laughlin’s security forces squadron is one of the first installations to incorporate RTF into their training program.
  • Maintenance Creates Path to Career Advancement

    Members of Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, gathered in celebration of three aircraft maintenance personnel who recently graduated from the Air Force’s Pathways Program, Friday, July 13, 2018.
  • Airman’s spotlight: 2nd Lt. Hieu Pham

    Second Lieutenant Hieu Pham, 47th Student Squadron student pilot, discusses pilot training, how it compares to his life before the military, and how he believes it will affect his future. “Pilot training is definitely a lot harder than college or ROTC,” Pham said. “I’ve been given a lot more responsibility here with fewer people looking after me, and along with that responsibility, I’m held more accountable for my actions.”
  • Continuum of Learning comes to Laughlin

    Masoud Rasti, Air Education and Training Command business relationship manager, traveled to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas to provide a deeper understanding of how senior U.S. Air Force leaders are searching for ways they can streamline the Continuum of Learning concept, May 4, 2018. According to Rasti, training is about how Airmen are developed, yet the bigger picture is about how training and education are integrated.
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