Laughlin AFB

The importance of donating blood

Story by SrA Krystal Wright on 01/02/2018 "Nobody plans to need blood," said Tracy Parmer, Armed Services Blood Bank Center-San Antonio public affairs specialist and blood donor recruiter. "That's why we tell people to donate because one day it might be you, your family or your Airman (who need it)."
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Air traffic control Airmen overseeing the skies

Story by A1C Benjamin Valmoja on 11/28/2017 Somewhere along the U.S. -Mexico border, just outside of a small Texas border town, Laughlin Air Force Base prides itself with producing the world's best military pilots in the nation. Helping those pilots navigate about 10,000 square miles of Texas skies, Laughlin's air
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Holidays: Keep Santa out of the wallet

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 11/28/2017 (This is the first part of a six-part series about several aspects of the holiday season. This series will discuss everything from budgeting, to traditions, to food safety, travel, and resolutions to help alleviate the season's potential ails and woes. ) To some,
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47th Flying Training Wing Staff Agencies participates in resiliency day

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 11/28/2017 Members of the 47th Flying Training Wing Staff Agencies race to center court in a game of dodgeball to build team cohesiveness at the Losano Fitness Center at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 14, 2017. Laughlin Wing Staff Agencies gathered for a
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Laughlin links medics with pilots in training

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 11/28/2017 Throughout the past year, the 47th Medical Group experimented with connecting medics with pilots going through a rigorous 52-week undergraduate training program to streamline medical care and minimize lost training time. This one-of-a-kind program, which assigned a qualified medical group technician to each
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Laughlin announces UAS guidance

Story by 1st Lt. Mahalia Frost on 11/07/2017 Prohibited Flight over Military Installations All UAS flight operations, including public, civil, and model aircraft, are prohibited within the airspace over select national security sensitive facilities, including Laughlin and Laughlin Aux, surface to 400 feet above the ground in accordance with UAS
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