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Laughlin Air Force Base   Location Laughlin Air Force Base lies 8 miles east of Del Rio, Texas, county seat of Val Verde County and


Originating as “Laughlin Army Air Field” in March 1943, Laughlin Air Force Base honors Jack T. Laughlin, a B-17E pilot whose Flying Fortress wa


47TH FLYING TRAINING WING The 47th Flying Training Wing’s mission is to train pilots for the Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard


The closest commercial flights land at San Antonio International Airport, about 156 miles from the base. Transportation is not provided to the base. SPONSORSHIP

Getting Settled

HEALTH CARE 47th Medical Group 590 Mitchell Blvd., Bldg. 375 Main line, appointments 830-298-6333 Pharmacy 830-298-6451 The 47th Medical Group is Laughlin Air Force

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DINING For hours of operation, menus and special event information, visit and click on selections under the “Food” tab. Cactus Lanes Bowling Center


History of 189th Maintenance Group uncovered

Story by TSgt Jessica Condit on 03/07/2019 The 189th Airlift Wing has a long history of different mission support over the years. As changes withi

Heroes of War

Story by PFC Edwin Petzke on 02/28/2019 CAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of KoreaSome look for the shadows of trees to shade them from the heat of

Sheppard a stop during F-35A Lightning II road tour

Story by John Ingle on 02/21/2019 HEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas The Air Force has bolstered its aerial fighting capabilities with aircraft like the F-35A

McKinley era wreathed and revisited

Story by SGT Rachel Grothe on 02/06/2019 CANTON, Ohio -- Hundreds of people filled the halls of the President William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum.

Airmen gain new way of connecting with local community

Story by Amn Hannah Bean on 02/01/2019 COLUMBUS, Miss. Members of the local community welcomed Airmen, friends and family members to the first Enlisted Partnershi

XLer of the Week: Gilbert Wheeler

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 02/01/2019 Gilbert Wheeler, 47th Medical Support Squadron information systems flight chief, was chosen by wing leadership to be the
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