Air Education and Training Command News

  • Laughlin Airman makes a lifestyle of healthy eating

    Growing up, Airman 1st Class Matthew Blasberg worked out but was never what you’d call ‘fit’. With the influence of his older sister, he began to dabble in healthy eating to reach a higher level of fitness. Not long after, he made the life-changing decision to join the U.S. Air Force.

  • Laughlin salutes frontline workers in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, San Angelo

    T-6A Texan IIs, T-1A Jayhawks and a T-38C Talons from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, blazed over the skies of nearby cities Eagle Pass, San Angelo, and of course, their hometown Del Rio, May 21, 2020.This flyover represents a salute from Laughlin showing gratitude to frontline workers everywhere,

  • Laughlin Airman writes "Letters to Lackland"

    Airman 1st Class Cailey Brislin, 434th Squadron Aviation Resource Management (SARM) at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, writes to Basic Military Training Airmen at Lackland Air Force Base to offer support and words of wisdom. Brislin began Letters to Lackland in April, and has since gathered more

  • Spouses make masks for military at Laughlin

    A club called XL Sew Strong, made primarily of Laughlin spouses, formed to use their tailoring talents to create face masks for Airmen. Face Masks are in limited supply due to the outbreak of COVID-19so numerous Laughlin and community members have taken up the task of sewing and creating their own

  • Laughlin’s commissary is essential to the mission

    Not many customers interact with their store cashier and think their job is as crucial as a paramedic’s, firefighter’s or police officer’s.As it turns out, they are. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Defense announced on March 25 that all Defense Commissary Agency operations,

  • Laughlin declares state of emergency, initiates HPCON Charlie

    As the situation regarding COVID-19 evolves and the possibility for exposure to the virus heightens, Laughlin leadership declares a Public Health Emergency in conjunction with a Health Protection Condition to Charlie, today, March 25. 

  • Laughlin recognizes Women’s History Month

    Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, signed a Women’s History Month proclamation, here on March 4, 2020.Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions

  • Laughlin recognizes Women’s History Month

    Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, signed a Women’s History Month proclamation, here on March 4, 2020.Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions

  • STEM zone’ coming to Laughlin's "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.

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