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  • Registration for Laughlin STEM school has opened

    San Felipe Del Rio CISD and Laughlin AFB bring a new education opportunity to Del Rio and Laughlin students.
  • Laughlin celebrates African American Heritage Month

    Laughlin’s African American Heritage Month has been a great success, according to event organizers. African American Heritage Month, formerly known as “Negro History Week,” and later expanded in the 1960s following the success of the civil rights movement, is an annual celebration of African American achievements and impact in U.S. History.
  • XLer of the week: Airman 1st Class Chansol Kim

    Airman 1st Class Chansol Kim, 47th Medical Support Squadron referral management technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the XLer of the week, for the week of Feb. 12, 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: Airman 1st Class Soribel Rodriguez

    Airman 1st Class Soribel Rodriguez, 47th Medical Support Squadron referral management and patient travel technician, describes her job as being the gatekeeper between the 47th Medical Group and the network.
  • 18-05 Set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-05, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, Feb. 16, 2018.Maj. Gen. John F. Nichols, Adjutant General of Texas., will be the guest speaker. Awards and special recognition will be given to outstanding graduates.
  • A larger community in the making

    Nearly two years ago, a series of storms with 60 mph winds dropped golf ball-sized hail, which severely damaged roofs, vehicles, siding and fences at Laughlin. Now, Laughlin Family Housing has recovered all of the units and is at 99 percent occupancy. Even through difficult times, the family housing staff are determined to ensure residents receive the best quality support.
  • Laughlin youth chosen to compete for high honor

    For many children, juggling school and home life, extracurricular activities, college preparation, and keeping true to one of the nation’s oldest youth-based organizations can be a huge undertaking. However, for Benjamin Rawald, the task has not only been met, it helped him gain a nomination for this year’s Military Child of the Year award, which is sponsored by a nationally recognized, military orientated charity.
  • Health promotion gets Airmen on right track

    As the captain keeps up with the constant movement of a treadmill’s run belt, two pairs of eyes watch his steady stride. An expert in analyzing runners’ movement and a camera with software designed to measure the slightest change in movement. The 47th Medical Operations Squadron health promotion program offers military members a way to enhance the 47th Flying Training Wing force readiness and supporting the Laughlin’s “Fit to Fight” culture.
  • First Pre-Ranger Assessment Course to be held at Laughlin

    The 47th Security Forces Squadron is scheduled to host the first-ever Pre-Ranger Assessment Course at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on Feb. 2-4, 2018. The three-day course provides an opportunity for U.S. Air Force members of any rank and career field to gage whether or not the 15-day Ranger Assessment Course (RAC) at Fort Bliss, Texas, is a path they intend to pursue.
  • SUPT 18-04 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend a graduation ceremony for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-04, at 10 a.m., here, in Anderson Hall, Jan. 19, 2018.