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  • 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.
  • Winter Driving in South Texas

    Experience with driving in extreme cold weather differs in the U.S. The Del Rio and Laughlin community must take precautions before hitting the road this season as extremely low temperatures can become quickly life-threatening. During the rest of the winter season, temperatures may fall below freezing and it’s important to keep an eye on how the weather fluctuates and how it impacts your daily commute according to Alejandro Aguilar, 47th Flying Training Wing safety office occupational safety and health specialist.
  • New year’s resolutions for 2018

    When Voltaire penned the words “every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do,” chances are he was not talking about New Year’s resolutions.
  • XLer of the Week: Michael Honey

    Michael Honey, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical engineer, was chosen by wing leadership to be “XLer of the week”, for the week of Nov. 22, 2017.
  • Media Release - Downed aircraft in Del Rio

    An Air Force T-38 Talon assigned here at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, crashed at approximately 4 p.m. today near Spur 454 in Del Rio, Texas.
  • XLer of the Week: Jesus Perez

    Jesus Perez, 47th Contracting Flight contract specialist, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer”, Nov. 8, 2017.
  • Wing safety, security forces reminds Laughlin of speeding issues

    On a bright and sunny day, with dry, level pavement and really good brakes, it would take more than 100 feet to bring a vehicle traveling 30 mph to a complete stop. However, the reaction time exponentially decreases the faster one drives. A mere five miles over the limit can cause a driver to take more than 150 feet to stop, meaning every second matters.