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  • Junior deployment 2017: Kids go downrange at Laughlin

    Children from Team XL and Del Rio fell into formation, Nov. 18, 2017 to inprocess before spending a morning in a mock deployment at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The junior deployment, held by Laughlin, was designed to support Military Family Month and help young military family members and children in the community understand both the Laughlin and Air Force mission.
  • Cyber awareness week informs, educates

    With the domination of online platforms like social media, mobile banking, and targeted advertisements, a person’s cyber footprint is much larger than one might think. During the week of Oct. 23, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas’ Airmen and base personnel had an opportunity to further their education and awareness of their personal and business online presence.
  • XLer of the Week: First Lt. Jason Dark

    First Lt. Jason Dark, 87th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be this week’s “XLer”, Oct. 11. The “XLer,” a wing-level award program sponsored by Col. Charles Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and presented by Col. Michelle Pryor, 47th FTW vice commander, is awarded to those who consistently make outstanding contributions to their unit and Laughlin’s mission.
  • Federal agencies donate food at Feds Feed Families annual donation event

    Laughlin joined forces with other federal agencies as part of Feds Feed Families donated and unloaded 6,100 pounds of food, Oct. 11, to Val Verde Loaves and Fishes, a volunteer-run, nonprofit organization in Del Rio, Texas, who provides food for those in need.
  • Cyber Awareness week coming to Laughlin

    A week-long, national event is coming to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas starting Oct. 23. Cyber Awareness Week, an event dedicated to raising awareness for internet security and cyber visibility is scheduled to feature events such as a network security workshop, a course on data destruction, and internet safety lessons for children.
  • Laughlin dental creates bright smiles

    With the mission of tending to Laughlin’s permanent party Airmen and the constant processing of incoming pilots to the wing’s training program, the 47th Medical Operations Squadron dental flight has a tall order to fill.
  • Air Force Ball held at Laughlin

    Laughlin’s Airmen and their family members took to Club XL in mess dresses and evening dresses to celebrate the 2017 Air Force Ball, held Sept. 30. The theme of the ball was the 1940s era, according to Capt. Donald Lewis, the event coordinator, which aimed capture the rich culture and history of airpower for the United States.
  • Recycling at Laughlin preserves the environment, saves money

    Before the mid-90s, the only means of recycling on Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, was through delivering their recyclables to the neighboring city of Del Rio. This not only lead to recyclables being thrown into general trash, but landfills were filled to the brim.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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