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  • Hunt Brother’s Pizza comes to Laughlin

    After years of waiting, now there’s a new way for members of Team XL to get their cheat days and pizza fills in.
  • STEM zone’ coming to Fiesta of Flight

    While attending the 2020 Fiesta of Flight Air and Space expo at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, airshow-goers are scheduled to also have the opportunity to stop by the science, technology, engineering and mathematics displays on the flightline.
  • PAVE rolls out on Laughlin

    Starting this month, the 47th Flying Training Wing will begin a new initiative designed to improve morale and reduce the stigma of help-seeking behaviors.The “Professionalism, Airpower, Vitality and Excellence” campaign, or PAVE, reimagines the less popular mandatory seminars used today with tools aimed to turn workplaces into healthy
  • Laughlin maintainer recalls airshow memories

    It’s almost airshow time again, and while it may be a first for some, it will bring back memories of past airshows for others. Steve Hogan, 47th Maintenance Directorate T-1A Jayhawk phase supervisor, looks forward to March 14, 2020, the day of Laughlin’s first airshow of the decade.
  • 47th Medical Group participates in Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin

    A team of experts sent by the U.S. Air Force Medical Readiness Agency host the first-ever Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Jan. 13-17, 2020. “This exercise is intended to help Airmen of every rank by introducing standardized readiness tools for continued self-guided training by team chiefs here at Laughlin or wherever they go
  • Laughlin’s power lines going underground

    Over the last several months, many of Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ power lines have been moving underground. The project, tied to a new utility privatization contract, aims to modernize failing power grids at many Department of Defense installations. These UP contracts were setup with the intent of upgrading many existing power lines on base.
  • SUPT classes 20-06, 20-07 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-06 and 20-07’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., Jan. 24, 2020, in Anderson Hall, here.
  • Exercise Ready Eagle expands skills of Laughlin AFB medics

    The 47th Medical Group pushed their abilities in the first Ready Eagle exercise at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on the week of Jan.13, 2020. The week-long exercise taught, coached and tested the newly-learned skills the Ready Eagle team brought to the 47th MDG.
  • The 2020 Fiesta of Flight is coming to Laughlin

    Coming Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Fiesta of Flight Air and Space Expo will kick off at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. This free event, featuring the U.S. Air Demonstration Squadron, also known as the Thunderbirds, will include aerial acts from across the United States, static displays, and demonstrations from several agencies.
  • XLer of the week: Capt. Joshua Hammervold

    Capt. Joshua Hammervold, 47th Operations Group T-38C Talon standardization and evaluation, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, Jan. 6, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Lewis, 47th Operations Group