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  • Happiness is on purpose, not an accident

    There are several elements to happiness but none more important, by far, than good relationships. In my career as a doctor when people are stripped of all they have and are, on their death beds, it’s all about relationships
  • SUPT Class 18-10 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 18-10’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., June 8 at Anderson Hall here. Lt. Col. Cory Christoffer, 47th Student Squadron commander, will be the guest speaker.
  • Vice commander retires after 21-year career

    There’s more to what many of Laughlin’s Airmen saw on June 1, 2018, when the vice wing commander took center stage for her retirement ceremony.
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Capt. Nicholas Atkins

    In today’s highly technological era of airpower requiring adaptable, capable, and lethal airmen, meeting those demands can prove to be challenging.
  • Laughlin hosts the ‘Fiesta of Flight’

    The normally quiet Texas skies were filled with the low rumbles and sub-sonic booms of aircraft across many generations providing a spectacle for more than 22,000 local community members flocking to Laughlin’s open gates for the first time in nearly a decade.
  • Airman Spotlight: Master Sgt. Nicholas Jiles

    Master Sgt. Nicholas Jiles, 47th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment flight chief, is nearing his 20-year mark in the Air Force. In that time, he has had a lot of time to reflect on what it means to be an Airman. A “Big-A Airman.”
  • ‘Fiesta of Flight,’ tailgating, gate operations, and directions

    Laughlin’s ‘Fiesta of Flight,’ featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, is 11 days away. In preparation for the event, community members are encouraged to take advantage of the tailgating area. Below is information on the tailgating area, gate operations, as well as driving directions.
  • Laughlin confirms performers for “Fiesta of Flight” Open House

    Fiesta of Flight officials announced the lineup of military aircraft coming to Laughlin for the region’s premier Air Force Open House May 12. The event’s headliner will be the United States Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron, known as the Thunderbirds.
  • Laughlin safety, Union Pacific caution drivers crossing railroads

    Drivers who travel Liberty Drive may have noticed a car in the vehicle resale lot that looks like a crushed soda can. After a train hits a perfectly good car, it is little better than an old soda can. Union Pacific Railroad purchased the car, hit by a train near Fort Worth, Texas, and it serves as a visual reminder that trains are in fact bigger than cars.
  • Bowling center expansion underway

    Cactus Lanes Bowling Center plans to reopen early-April after completing its first step of its three phase plan, here. Bowling center’s renovation is planned out in three phases: installing a larger dining area, expanding the kitchen and providing a reimagined bowling area.