Air Force Featured Stories

  • Around the Air Force: Moon Landing Writing Competition / T-38 crash

    On this look Around the Air Force, the National Museum of the Air Force offers scholarships for teens submitting entries based on the Apollo 11 lunar landing, a Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Airman who died in a T-38 Talon crash is identified and coalition partners graduate from the first-ever

  • One killed, one injured in T-38 crash

    One pilot is dead and one was transferred to Val Verde Regional Medical Center when a T-38C Talon assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, crashed on base at approximately 7:40 p.m. Nov. 13.

  • From the ground up

    Some people dream of becoming a fighter pilot, while others dream of becoming a military special operator.Very few people make both dreams come true.Second Lt. Andrew Dane, a 47th Flying Training Wing pilot graduate and former Tactical Air Control Party special operator, will be able to see both

  • AF releases undergraduate flying training selections

    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 piloted aircraft pilot, combat systems officer and air

  • A shared love, goal, mission

    Since beginning their careers in 2005, Majs. Regina Wall and Jared Wall have shared almost every duty station and multiple deployments together.

  • Airman keeps San Antonio, Laughlin safe

    Last year in San Antonio, just a couple of hours down the road from Laughlin Air Force Base, more than 1,600 arrests were made. Of those arrests, more than 580 were gang related and more than 200 firearms were taken off the streets. The credit for pushing gangs off of "military city's" streets goes

  • AF pilot saves life during stand-off

    A West Virginia Air National Guard C-130 Hercules pilot was confronted with a life or death situation at Laughlin Air Force Base, in Del Rio, Texas, when he was face-to-face with a young man threatening a woman with a knife at a local Wal-Mart. His military training helped him deal with the crisis.

  • T-38 pilot receives highest aviation safety award

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III presented the service's top safety award, the Koren Kolligian Jr. Trophy, to a pilot from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, during a ceremony Oct. 8, at the Pentagon.