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  • Training through time ensures USAF is second to none

    Second Air Force is known for transforming civilians into the Airmen we need to continue to dominate
  • Laughlin Heritage Corner: October

    October brings cooler weather, Halloween and a number of historical anniversaries and remembrances to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. First, this year is the 25th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force’s decision to retire the F-111 Aardvark.
  • Keesler officials present Gold Star Family ID cards at Cody Hall

    Family members of Capt. Howard Rudolph Cody received Gold Star Family ID cards here, and toured Cody Hall Sept. 2, 2020. Cody Hall was named in honor of Capt. Howard Rudolph Cody, a senior pilot who was killed in action in South Vietnam. The building hosts training for the 334th Training Squadron, providing critical command and control capabilities to the Air Force mission.
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  • Renowned test pilot Chuck Yeager dies

    Probably his most notable achievement was piloting the Bell X-1 experimental rocket plane, in which he became the first human to fly faster than the speed of sound in 1947, shortly after the founding of the U.S. Air Force as a separate service.
  • Around the Air Force: SECAF on language & culture, a generational roundtable with Tuskegee Airmen

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett’s message to Airmen about the impact language and cultural competence have on Air Force capabilities, and Air Force Cadets speak with two Tuskegee Airmen during a roundtable hosted by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. (Produced by Staff Sgt. Timmethy James)
  • Training through time ensures USAF is second to none

    Second Air Force is known for transforming civilians into the Airmen we need to continue to dominate in air, space, and cyberspace. However, this was not always what the Numbered Air Force has been called to do.On Oct. 19, 1940, the Army Air Corps established the Northwest Air District, what we know today as Second Air Force, as the nation prepared
  • Laughlin Heritage Corner: October

    October brings cooler weather, Halloween and a number of historical anniversaries and remembrances to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. First, this year is the 25th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force’s decision to retire the F-111 Aardvark.
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