INFORMATION

Our Military

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

History

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

Organizations

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

Arrival

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 www.laughlin.af.mil/units/47thmedicalgroup The 47th Medical Group is Laughlin Air Force

Serving You

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

NEWS

Air Force successfully defends Alpha Warrior Inter-Service title

Story by Deborah Aragon on 09/23/2019 The Air Force won its second straight Alpha Warrior Inter-Service Championship over the Army and Navy Sept. 14 at

Air Force announces newest Red Tail: T-7A Red Hawk'

Story by Capt. Jacob Bailey on 09/16/2019 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (AFNS) -- The Air Force's all-new advanced trainer aircraft, the T-X, has officially been named

XLer of the Week: Aliyah Negley

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 08/05/2019 Aliyah Negley, 47th Flying Training Wing community support coordinator, was chosen by wing leadership to be the "XLer

Laughlin Airmen steal the show at ALS

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 08/05/2019 Six Laughlin Airmen out of a class of 13 graduated Airman Leadership School at Goodfellow Air Force Base,

The 47th Dental Flight fills gaps in manning with innovation

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 08/05/2019 Much of the Air Force has at one point or another experienced what it's like to be under-manned,

XLer of the Week: Aliyah Negley

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 08/05/2019 Aliyah Negley, 47th Flying Training Wing community support coordinator, was chosen by wing leadership to be the "XLer
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