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Installation Overview -- Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

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Installation Overview -- Langley Air Force Base, Virginia

Tech. Sgt. Bryce Perdomo, 1st Aerospace Medicine Squadron ophthalmic craftsman, administers an Auto Kerato-Refraction test to Tiffany Alston

Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force; photo by: Airman 1st Class Jonathan Koob

Langley AFB is part of Health Services Region 2 (Mid-Atlantic Region). The 1st Medical Group is a 35 bed medical facility, which provides a broad range of services to include: outpatient, inpatient, surgical, emergency and obstetrical care and pediatrics.

In addition to the main base facility, there are several satellite clinics in the community:

Bethel Clinic

The clinic in Bethel Manor housing is available for adult primary care, pediatric care and simple outpatient lab and surgery procedures.

NASA Clinic

The 1 FW Clinic at NASA serves as the Family Practice Clinic for family members.

TRICARE Service Centers (TSCs) offer military medical appointments, civilian network referrals, benefits information and claims assistance.There are three TSC's in the Hampton Roads area. The 1st Medical Group (on-base) TSC is Building 266 located adjacent to the hospital, there is also a TSC located on the first floor of the Fort Eustis McDonald Army Medical Facility and there is a TSC at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

Many local civilian providers participate in the TRICARE Extra/TRICARE Standard program.

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