Air Education and Training Command News

  • XLer of the Week: Senior Airman Christopher Dunning

    LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Senior Airman Christopher Dunning, 47th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Mental Health flight chief, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week” of Sept. 16, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.Dunning had a key role during Laughlin’s tactical

  • SUPT class 19-25 set to graduate

    All Laughlin members are invited to attend Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 19-25 graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., Sept. 27, 2019, in Anderson Hall, here.Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service commander, will be the guest speaker.Awards and special recognition will

  • Laughlin observes national POW/MIA recognition day

    For 47 years, the National League of Families POW/MIA flag, draped in black and adorned with the symbol of service member’s foreign war internment, has sailed during observances, ceremonies, and at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C.

  • XLer of the Week: Senior Airman John Morse

    Senior Airman John Morse, a 47th Flying Training Wing command and control operations technician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the week” of Sept. 9, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.

  • Airman's Spotlight: Lizette Simmons

    Lizette Simmons, 47th Comptroller Squadron personnel systems manager, talks about understanding her role in Laughlin’s mission in this edition of the Airman’s Spotlight, Sept. 12, 2019.

  • We grow Airmen - Reserve teams guide student through UPT mine-field

    When 1st Lt. Mike Lane, Air National Guard member, arrived at Sheppard Air Force Base in May 2017 for undergraduate pilot training, he was beyond excited about his future and the chance to achieve his childhood dream of flying the F-16."Being a Viper (F-16) pilot is what I've always wanted to do,"

  • XLer of the week: 1st Lt. Zachary Turek

    First Lt. Zachary Turek, 86th Flying Training Squadron instructor pilot, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, Sept. 2, 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

  • XLer of the Week: Ken Simon

    Ken Simon, the 47th Maintenance Directorate chief contracting office representative, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the week” of Aug. 29, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.

  • XLer of the Week: Alfred Jones

    Alfred Jones, 47th Logistics Readiness Flight installation transportation officer and contracting officer representative, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, Aug. 19, 2019, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Todd Dyer, 47th Flying Training

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