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  • Laughlin helps sheltered pets

    The 86th Flying Training Squadron Booster Club partnered with a local animal shelter, A Pet’s Wish, to organize a charity event at the Laughlin Branch Exchange, July 11.
  • Laughlin graduates new honor guard members

    Seven Airmen gained the official delegation to be called honor guard members yesterday at Heritage Park, July 10. In order to officially complete their training, graduates were required to showcase some of their duties during a simulated mock funeral, which consisted of a firing party, flag folding, and rendition of Taps.
  • Commissary celebrates 150 years

    The Defense Commissary Agency began its 150th year anniversary July 1. To observe this birthday, Laughlin’s commissary staff handed out free cake and reduced its store prices on food and household goods.
  • Laughlin welcomes new commander

    The 47th Flying Training Wing welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony June 28. U.S. Air Force Col. Charles Velino assumes command of a base that began its pilot training program in 1947.
  • Laughlin, community celebrate ground-breaking of STEM school

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and civilians from the 47th Flying Training Wing joined with Del Rio, Texas and San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District community members for a ground-breaking ceremony of Laughlin Air Force Base’s new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Magnet Elementary School, June 23.
  • Laughlin, Del Rio unite for DCC

    Members of Laughlin Air Force Base, the city of Del Rio, Val Verde County, and the state of Texas joined together to cut the ribbon for the Defense Control Center at Laughlin AFB, Texas, June 26, 2017.
  • Laughlin XLer: Yamilka Pinero-Medina

    Ms. Yamilka Pinero-Medina, 47th Civil Engineering Squadron Energy Manager, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” June 6, 2017. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Thomas Shank, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit, Laughlin, and the mission.
  • Public Health Office tests Laughlin mosquitos for Zika

    From May to October, the Medical Operations Squadron Public Health Office will test Laughlin's mosquito population for Zika and other mosquito-transferred viruses.
  • Laughlin XLer: 1st Lt. Paxton C. Parker

    Parker was chosen by wing leadership as this week’s XLer for his outstanding contributions to his unit and Laughlin.
  • Memorial Day ceremony observed by base Airmen, Del Rio

    While many citizens of the United States marked their calendars for an extra-long weekend, Laughlin and the city of Del Rio used that opportunity to honor fallen veterans on May 29 for Memorial Day.