Air Education and Training Command News

  • 47th Flying Training Wing Change of Command Ceremony

    Col. Kevin Davidson took command of the 47th Flying Training Wing from Col. Craig Prather during the 47th Flying Training Wing change of command ceremony at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, July 22, 2022.

  • 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.

  • SUPT classes 20-22, 20-23 set to graduate

    Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 20-22 and 20-23 are set to graduate Sept. 3, 2020 after 52 weeks of training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. Laughlin is the home of the 47th Flying Training Wing, whose mission is to build combat-ready Airmen, leaders and pilots. (U.S. Air Force

  • Laughlin Airmen use first aid, save family

    During one ordinary shift, two Laughlin Airmen found themselves in a frightening situation during which they had to apply the life-saving skills they’d rehearsed each year.

  • Laughlin XLer of week: Capt. Brian McGovern

    Capt. Brian McGovern, 47th Student Squadron transition flight commander, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, the week of August 3, 2020, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Craig Prather, 47th Flying Training Wing commander, and Chief Master

  • Laughlin "XLer" of the Week: Capt. Kimera Joseph

    Capt. Kimera Joseph, a 47th Healthcare Operations Squadron pediatrician, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the week” of Oct. 21, 2019 at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.

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