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  • COVID -19 Vaccinations

    ❗️HOT❗️ The Bivalent #COVID-19 #vaccine booster is available at the #LAAFB immunizations clinic on the following dates:🔹 30 Sep 🔹 3 Oct 🔹 5 Oct Walk-in hours are from 8 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The CDC recommends everyone aged 12 years & up get a single bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster dose when eligible. 💉Find out more on the CDC website here:
  • ‘I wanted to work in the space field’: Space Force commander inspired by Onizuka

    A visit in the early 1980s by astronaut and Kealakekua native Ellison Onizuka to Waiakeawaena Elementary School turned out to be a life-defining event for at least one student of the Hilo school. “I may have been seven or eight years old, and he was such a big deal,” said U.S. Space Force Col. Mia Walsh, who was then Mia Tsutsumi. “He was the first astronaut from Hawaii. He was the first Japanese American astronaut. He was the first Buddhist astronaut. It was a huge deal. You know, he came from a small town in Kona, kind of similar upbringing. “And I just knew, right then, I wanted to go to space. I wanted to be an astronaut. I wanted to work in the space field.”
  • Los Angeles AFB Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    The base observes the month-long event by handing out a Hispanic Heritage Month cookbooks. National Hispanic Heritage Month pays tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America, and who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. The
  • Los Angeles AFB Remembers POWs/MIAs

    Los Angeles Air Force Base held a remembrance event for National POW/MIA Recognition Day that began on Sept. 15 and ended on Sept. 16 with a 54 mile torch run and wreath laying ceremony. Col Mia Walsh, Space Base Delta 3 commander, left, awarded two trophies for this year’s participation. Sgt Tarek Salem, 61st Communications Squadron, accepts the
  • A Checklist to Help You Prepare for 2022 TRICARE Open Season

    TRICARE Open Season starts in the fall. That’s the time when most families can make changes to their TRICARE health care coverage for next year. Preparing for open season now can help you make the best selection for you and your family later.
  • Los Angeles Air Force Base celebrates Resiliency Day

    Members at Los Angeles Air Force Base took a day from mission activities to invest some time in their health during the Sept. 8 Resiliency Day.
  • Q&A: What You Need to Know for Federal Benefits Open Season

    The Federal Benefits Open Season starts Nov. 14 and ends Dec. 12, 2022. This open season is for dental and vision coverage through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).
  • Space Base Delta 3 hosts annual POW/MIA run to honor service members and families

    Space Base Delta 3, located at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif., will honor prisoners of war and those missing in action by hosting their annual 24-hour POW/MIA Torch Relay in the spirit of our nation's remembrance.
  • Have TRICARE For Life Questions? Register for September 29 Webinar

    Will you soon be eligible for Medicare and TRICARE coverage? If yes, be sure to join the TRICARE webinar, “How to Get Started With Medicare and TRICARE,” on Sept. 29, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET.
  • DOD takes proactive measures as sexual assault annual report numbers released

    The 2021 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military underscores the urgency of the Department of Defense's work to combat sexual assault and harassment, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said in a memo.
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