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San Antonio Laughlin Air Force Base Organization



The 47th Flying Training Wing conducts specialized undergraduate pilot training for the U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard and allied nation’s air forces. The wing flies T-6, T-38 and T-1A aircraft. The wing is comprised of a missions support group, a medical group, an operations group and a maintenance directorate.

The 47th Mission Support Group is the focal point for all base support activities, including military and civilian personnel management, administrative services, security and resource protection, disaster preparedness, recreational activities, family and transient housing, and airmen dormitory and dining facilities. Other responsibilities include the upkeep of all base buildings, facilities and infrastructures, environment protection, energy conservation and base communications.

The 47th Medical Group provides health care services to Laughlin AFB’s military personnel and DOD beneficiaries.

The 47th Operations Group is responsible for training U.S. Air Force and allied nations pilots under the specialized undergraduate pilot training program. The group provides management, control, and standardization and evaluations of all aspects of flying training operations, aircraft maintenance and airfield management at Laughlin AFB.

The maintenance directorate is responsible for furnishing quality aircraft, support and services to its customers. The directorate’s seven divisions provide organizational functions as well as intermediate-level aircraft maintenance.

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