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  • Laughlin, AETC tackle hailstorm recovery, one year later

    More than 18 months ago, a series of severe thunderstorms rolled through Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, dropping large chunks of ice on buildings, cars, and aircraft alike. The hail that rained down on the area Feb. 22, 2016, brought devastating effects to the base’s infrastructure. Along with the buildings, the storm put Laughlin’s pilot training mission at risk when more than 80 percent of the training fleet was grounded due to exceptional hail damage.
  • XLer of the Week: 2nd Lt. Dana Perodeau

    Second Lieutenant Dana Perodeau, International Military Students officer, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” Aug. 28.
  • Laughlin retires K-9 service dog, long-time friend

    The 47th Security Forces Squadron at Laughlin Air Force Base retired one of its oldest K-9 service dogs on Friday, Aug. 25.
  • XLer of the Week: Senior Airman Evan Antons

    Senior Airman Evan Antons, aviation resource management journeyman, was chosen by the 47th Flying Training Wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” Aug. 14.
  • SUPT Class 17-13 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-13's graduation ceremony Aug. 18, at 10 a.m. in Anderson Hall, here.
  • XLer of the Week: Staff Sgt. Katrina McGee

    Staff Sgt. Katrina McGee, 47th Logistics Readiness Squadron plans and integration NCOIC, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” Aug. 14.
  • Nationally recognized magician visits Laughlin

    A nationally recognized and award winning magician and illusionist, paid Laughlin a visit and performed at Anderson Hall on August 12.
  • 87th FTS celebrates 100 years of excellence

    One of the U.S. Air Force’s oldest flying squadrons celebrates its 100th anniversary at Laughlin Air Force Base, Aug. 18, 2017.
  • XLer of the Week: Tech Sgt. Janine White

    Tech. Sgt. Janine White, 47th Operations Support Squadron airfield systems NCO in charge, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer,” July 26.
  • Laughlin hosts Education Fair

    More than 20 colleges and universities from around the nation will be answering questions during an Education Fair at Laughlin’s Club, Aug. 3.