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  • Laughlin Heritage Corner: July

    Happy birthday, Laughlin! This month we celebrate our 78th year as a base: The installation that would become Laughlin AFB was officially established as an Army Air Forces Advanced Flying School under the Army Air Corps, Central Flying Training Command, on 2 July 1942.
  • 47th Medical Group Virtual Change of Command

    Colonel Andrew Cruz passed command of the XL medics to Col. Christine Stabile, 47th Medical Group commander, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, June 26, 2020. The 47th MDG held their change of command online to accommodate for COVID-19 restrictions. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Carpenter)
  • COVID-19: What to expect at Laughlin

    A lot has happened over the last couple weeks regarding the novel coronavirus, as many are probably already aware. In response to the outbreak in other parts of the country, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, has made modifications to protect the health and wellness of its Airmen, their families, the local community, and everyone who visit the base.
  • SUPT classes 20-08, 20-09 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-08 and 20-0’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., Feb. 28, 2020, in Anderson Hall, here.
  • 86th FTS changes command

    On Feb. 25, 2020, Lt. Col. Justin Wetterhall took command of the 86th Flying Training Squadron, or the Lobos, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • Hunt Brother’s Pizza comes to Laughlin

    After years of waiting, now there’s a new way for members of Team XL to get their cheat days and pizza fills in.
  • Laughlin CCC returns to roots, speaks at first TACP graduation under Special Warfare Training Wing

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — On Dec. 13, 2019, Chief Master Sgt. Robert L. Zackery III, 47th Flying Training Wing command chief, was the guest speaker at the Tactical Air Control Party Apprentice Course graduation of class Hawk 110 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
  • STEM zone’ coming to Fiesta of Flight

    While attending the 2020 Fiesta of Flight Air and Space expo at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, airshow-goers are scheduled to also have the opportunity to stop by the science, technology, engineering and mathematics displays on the flightline.
  • PAVE rolls out on Laughlin

    Starting this month, the 47th Flying Training Wing will begin a new initiative designed to improve morale and reduce the stigma of help-seeking behaviors.The “Professionalism, Airpower, Vitality and Excellence” campaign, or PAVE, reimagines the less popular mandatory seminars used today with tools aimed to turn workplaces into healthy
  • Laughlin’s power lines going underground

    Over the last several months, many of Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ power lines have been moving underground. The project, tied to a new utility privatization contract, aims to modernize failing power grids at many Department of Defense installations. These UP contracts were setup with the intent of upgrading many existing power lines on base.
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