LAUGHLIN AFB

Father's influence creates legacy of pilots

Story by Kimberly Parker on 06/14/2017 Lt. Col. Andrew "Kisser" Kissinger, 39th Flying Training Squadron T-6 Texan instructor pilot, understands the pull of the Air Force after watching and admiring his own father's career in the clouds. Kissinger explained that it was at the age of eight when his dad
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AF celebrates Women's History Month

Story by MSgt Jeff Walston on 06/12/2017 Women have been at the forefront of the civil rights struggle for years, and have left a legacy throughout all sectors of American culture. Victoria Woodhull, considered a radical of her time, said, "I come before you to declare that my sex are
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Laughlin Air Force Base, Where Pilots Excel

Story by Thomas Moore on 06/02/2017 T-6 Factsheet Mission The T-6A Texan II is a single-engine, two-seat primary trainer designed to train Joint Primary Pilot Training, or JPPT, students in basic flying skills common to U.S. Air Force and Navy pilots. Features Produced by Raytheon Aircraft, the T-6A Texan II
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Air Force releases undergraduate flying training selections

Story by Kat Bailey on 05/12/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The Air Force has selected 100 company grade officers for its 2017 Undergraduate Flying Training program. The UFT annual selection board convened at the Air Force Personnel Center Jan. 23-26 to consider active duty candidates for pilot, remotely
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Fitness center to hold free expo

A free, on-base event for base personnel and their families is scheduled to kick off at the Losano Fitness Center between 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 22, 2017. The second annual FitFamilies Health Fair & Expo' will feature exhibits from on-base and off-base agencies from the Del Rio
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Plescha outlines three pieces of advice

Story by SrA John Day on 03/23/2017 Col. Franz Plescha, U.S. Air Force retired, visited Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, as the guest speaker for Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Class 17-04's graduation ceremony Jan. 20, 2017, at Kaye Auditorium. Plescha currently works for Booz Allen Hamilton and resides in Orlando,
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