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  • Laughlin cyclist returns to racing after hit and run

    Albert Garcia, a controller in the 47th Operations Support Squadron, proved everyone wrong when he competed in the 208-mile No Country for Old Men ultra bicycle race Oct. 12. When Garcia got run over on his bicycle June 9, 2015 by a hit-and-run driver, it was supposed to be a day that stopped many things for him.
  • Cancer survivor says knowledge is power

    The solid gym doors swung open, spilling the warm, Texas evening light across the Losano Fitness Center carpet. A woman with a lively step marched across the gym lobby down the hallway greeting the people she saw by name. She turned right into a room with mirrors, colorful mood lamps and a light, hardwood floor. A handful of women greeted her as they stretched and warmed up for the class.
  • Airman’s Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Stephanie Savaiano-Calderon

    Staff Sgt. Stephanie Savaiano-Calderon, 47th Medical Operations Squadron Dental Clinic oral prevetive assistant, is trained to provide patients with oral health education and information as well as the basic elements of preventive care. Savaiano-Calderon’s hope is that the overall quality of the work she and her team accomplish in the clinic, will
  • Family advocacy – empowering Laughlin Airmen

    For many Airmen, the struggle of balancing long hours on duty while maintaining a healthy family or social life may prove challenging. Recognizing life situations in the professional and personal environments, the 47th Medical Operations Squadron has organized several classes under the family advocacy program.
  • Health festival held at commissary

    U.S. Airmen gathered at the base’s commissary in support of the base’s initiative to promote a healthy lifestyle at Laughlin Air Force Base, June 13, 2017. The Healthy Lifestyle Festival was aimed at providing Laughlin’s families with access to resources that will keep them fit.
  • Fit Bar’s grand opening set for May 16

    The Fit Bar is scheduled to have it's grand opening May 16, 2016.
  • New urgent care pilot program for Prime beneficiaries

    To increase access to care, the Defense Department is launching an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. This program allows Prime enrollees two visits to a network or TRICARE-authorized provider without a referral or prior authorization.
  • A 'small bite' into National Nutrition Month

    The 47th Medical Group brings awareness to National Nutrition Month in March to help promote a healthier lifestyle for military members and their families.
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