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  • Don't drive distracted

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness month and 47th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) defenders are helping raise awareness of why to not drive distracted.

  • Mexican Air Force visits Laughlin for Fiesta of Flight

    The Fuerza Aerea Mexicana (Mexican Air Force) made their first U.S. debut since 1944 with their T-6C+ Aerobatic Demonstration team for a performance during Laughlin’s Fiesta of Flight Open House, Airshow and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Expo (STEAM) March 9.

  • Team XL participates in leadership organization training

    Rob Joseph, co-founder of RLK Team Solutions Inc., leads a discussion during a Courage Leadership Alliance seminar, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 16, 2024. Team XL personnel and organizational culture seminar, to learn about personal and professional tactics for challenges and improvements in

  • The dedication of Defenders, K-9 partners

    It was a transformative moment in military history when the Army initiated training for its pioneering War Dog Program, commonly referred to as the "K-9 Corps." This groundbreaking development, according to American Humane Society, marked the inaugural inclusion of Military Working Dogs (MWD) within

  • Laughlin maximizes T-6 operations during surge week

    The 434th and 85th Flying Training Squadrons conducted a T-6 Texan II “Surge Week” Sept. 25-29. Surge week consisted of a large increase in flights that tested new operational concepts while also increasing synchronization with maintenance, all to maximize T-6 training flights.

  • XL Is: A Great Place to Learn

    Part two of the "XL Is" video series. On this episode, we introduce newcomers to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas to schooling options for dependents in the local San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated School District.

  • F-35A, A-10 demo teams brief capabilities to Laughlin students

    The A-10 Demonstration team from Davis-Monthan Air Force, Arizona, and the F-35 Demonstration team from Hill AFB, Utah, are touring the Air Force’s Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training bases to brief students in training on their capabilities. 

  • Laughlin Heritage Corner: July

    Happy birthday, Laughlin! This month we celebrate our 78th year as a base: The installation that would become Laughlin Air Force Base was officially established as an Army Air Forces Advanced Flying School under the Army Air Corps, Central Flying Training Command July 2, 1942.