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  • XLer of the Week: Aliyah Negley

    Aliyah Negley, 47th Flying Training Wing community support coordinator, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, for the week of Feb. 7, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th FTW commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • SUPT class 19-04, 19-05 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 19-04 and 19-05’s graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., Jan. 25, 2019, in Anderson Hall, here. Retired Lt. Col Phillip Carson, whose last assignment was the Deputy Chief of Safety for Pacific Air Forces, will be the guest speaker. Awards and special recognition will be given to outstanding graduates.
  • 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.
  • Media Release - Downed aircraft on Laughlin Air Force Base

    The members involved in the T-38 Talon incident from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, on Nov. 13, 2018, have been identified.
  • Focused and motivated: Meet Col. Gentile

    Col. Lee Gentile, the new commander for the 47th Flying Training Wing, describes his primary focus and explains who has influenced his leadership style.
  • XLer of the week: Staff Sgt. Kenneth Rambo

    Staff Sgt. Kenneth Rambo, 47th Flying Training Wing egress systems craftsman was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer” of the week, for the week of Oct. 8, 2018, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Todd Dyer, 47th Flying Training Wing vice commander, is given to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and the Laughlin mission.
  • Pink ribbon, pink gloves

    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone says breast cancer awareness? Some might say, the iconic pink ribbon. Others might think back to the pink gloves National Football League players wear on game days throughout the month of October.
  • Commander’s Corner: Get out there and go get it!

    An obvious trait I see in successful people is their ability to recognize opportunity and act on it. Success usually doesn’t come by sitting back and waiting for it to come to you. Opportunity may present itself Being in a leadership position in the Air Force has allowed me to watch opportunity play out. Some people look at an opportunity and watch it fly right by and wonder later why nothing good ever happens to them. Other people pounce when opportunity shows itself. to you or you may have to seek it out, but once it comes, you have to have the fortitude to seize it and do something with it.
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