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  • Eyes on it: Optometry clinic ensures mission readiness

    From annual eye exams to extracting debris from eyes, the Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, optometry clinic sees it all. Depending on real-world situations such as emergency patients or deployment requirements, personnel at the clinic may see between 30 to 50 patients a day. Serving not only Airman, but Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coastguardsmen as well, the optometry staff work diligently to ensure each patient is fit to fight.
  • Medical Airman receives “Optometrist of the Year” award

    Maj. Kerry Phelan, 375th Aerospace Medicine Squadron optometry flight commander, will be awarded the Armed Forces Optometric Society Junior Optometrist of the Year 2016 on Nov. 8 at the AFOS annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif.Phelan had already been awarded the AFOS Air Force Junior Optometrist of the Year 2016 on Feb. 23 at the Southern Council of
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