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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

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

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

Laughlin community renames STEM school after Vietnam veteran

Story by A1C Anne McCready on 02/01/2019 Community and base members gathered to dedicate the Science Technology Engineering Mechanics elementary school to Roberto (Bobby) Barrera

Laughlin cyclist returns to racing after hit and run

Story by Joel Langton on 01/31/2019 Albert Garcia, a controller in the 47th Operations Support Squadron, proved everyone wrong when he competed in the 208-mile

RIANG says goodbye to nearly 50 years of Hart

Story by SSgt Kristi Mcdonald on 01/06/2019 Members of the Rhode Island National Guard gathered at Quonset Air National Guard Base, Saturday, December 1, 2018
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