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  • Maj. Gen. Leavitt visits Laughlin once again

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – On the same day Laughlin introduces 11 new, combat ready military aviators into the ranks of the world’s greatest Air Force, Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, the Air Forces Recruiting Service commander and command pilot, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. However, she didn’t come empty handed for the new aviators. This Laughlin graduate and “hometown hero” brought with her 26 years of experience that all started right here, and spanned to see her become the U.S. Air Force’s first female fighter pilot and first female commander of a combat fighter wing.
  • XLer of the Week: Robert Marcell

    Robert Marcell, the 47th Flying Training Wing historian, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the week” for the week of August 5, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • SUPT Class 19-16 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 19-16’s graduation ceremony at 10:30 a.m., May 31, 2019, in Anderson Hall, here. Col. (retired) Michael J. Lepper, former United States North American Aerospace Defense Command director of the commander’s action line, will be the guest speaker. Awards and special recognition will be given to outstanding graduates.
  • Airman's Spotlight: Anita Williams

    The purpose of the Air Force Equal Opportunity Program is to prohibit and eradicate all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, reprisal and to foster a positive human relations climate which promotes the full realization of equality of opportunity to all. “No one should have to be forced to work in an unhealthy or hostile work environment,”
  • Xler of the week: Airman 1st Class Justin Welch

    Airman 1st Class Justin Welch, 47th Flying Training Wing Command Post emergency actions controller, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of May 20, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • XLer of the Week: 1st Lt. Claire Latscha

    First Lt. Claire Latscha, a 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the Week, for the week of May 13, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
  • XLer of the week: 1st Lt. Alexander Frazier

    First Lieutenant Alexander Frazier, 85th Flying Training Squadron T-6A instructor pilot and flight scheduler was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Nov. 5, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Laughlin, memorial service for Capt. Graziano

    Laughlin will host a memorial service to honor the life of Capt. John F. Graziano, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at 9 a.m. in the weather shelter. For more questions or concerns regarding attendance to this service, please contact public affairs at (830) 298-5262.
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Richard McDonald

    Have you ever wondered how many things could go wrong if a lab technician doesn’t perform well at their job? Tech. Sgt. Richard McDonald, 47th Medical Support Squadron laboratory technician, is passionate about his job and strives to know the ins and outs of his profession every day.
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