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Colonel (Dr.) Andrew L. Landers
Commander
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

COL Landers was raised in Camden, Arkansas. In 1992, he graduated from Ouachita Baptist University as a Distinguished Military Graduate in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Biology, and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant (2LT) through the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1996. He then completed a Family Medicine Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1999 and became board certified the same year. He followed his medical specialty training with a utilization tour at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, from 1999-2002. There he served as a full-service Family Medicine Physician.

In 2002, COL Landers was assigned to Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and served as the Officer in Charge (OIC) of the WAMC Family Medicine Residency Clinic, Residency Faculty Instructor, and full-service Family Medicine Physician. From 2005-2006, he served as the OIC of Clark Health Clinic at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. In June 2006, COL Landers was assigned to the 1-325th Airborne Infantry Regiment (AIR), 82nd Airborne Division and deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

From 2007-2009, COL Landers was assigned as the Group Surgeon for 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne). COL Landers deployed in support of OIF, 2006 and 2007, and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012. COL Landers served as the Command Surgeon for the U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne) (USASFC (A)) from 2009-2012. From 2012-2014 he was assigned as the Deputy Commanding Officer for the Special Warfare Medical Group (Airborne), U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School. He then served as the Commander of the Special Warfare Medical Group from 2014-2016. COL Landers served as the Command Surgeon for Special Operations Command Central from 2016-2017. In 2018, he graduated from the United States Army War College (USAWC), earning a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies. 

COL Andrew L. Landers was assigned as the Supervisory Assistant Deputy, Health Affairs for ASA-M&RA. Before starting this position, he commanded the 549th Hospital Center and the Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital at Camp Humphreys, Republic of Korea.

COL Landers' awards and decorations include Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak-leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with "V" device, Army Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Joint Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster, Valorous Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, Iraq Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Global War On Terrorism Support Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal,  Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 2, NATO Medal, Combat Medic Badge, Flight Surgeon Badge, Parachutist Badge.

Command Sgt. Maj. Fergus J. Joseph
Command Sergeant Major
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center


Command Sergeant Major Fergus Joseph was born on the Caribbean Island of St. Lucia. He is the first born of six siblings. He enlisted in the United States Army in November 1997. He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard-wood, Missouri and Advance Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas where he earned the Military Occupational Specialty, Health Care Specialist (formerly known as Combat Medic).

CSM Joseph demonstrated his commitment to the Army as he advanced to positions of greater responsibility. His duties and assignments include: Combat Medic and Battalion Aid Station NCOIC for HHB 1/3 Air Defense Artillery, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart Georgia. Medical Section NCOIC and Platoon Sergeant, 2nd Military Police Company, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey Korea. Medical Platoon Sergeant, 1st Battalion 505th Infantry Regiment, Brigade Surgeon Cell Health Care NCO, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Medical Platoon Sergeant, HHT 5th Squadron, 73rd RSTA, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Detailed Recruiter and Station Commander for Baton Rouge Recruiting Company, Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion, Baton Rouge Louisiana. Senior Operations NCO, Tripler Army Medical Center. First Sergeant for Medical Company, United States Army Health Clinic– Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Operations Sergeant Major for 28th Combat Hospital (CHINA DRAGONS), 44th Medical Brigade, Ft Bragg NC, Command Sergeant Major for Troop Battalion, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg NC, and Command Sergeant Major 44th Medical Brigade, FT Bragg, North Carolina.

His military and civilian education include: Airborne school, Basic Leaders Course (formerly PLDC,WLC); Advance Leaders Course (formerly BNCOC); Senior Leaders Course (formerly ANCOC); Army Recruiting School; Combatives Level I, Master Resilience Trainer Level I, and graduate of the United States Sergeants Major Academy. He has an Associate in Science degree in Business Administration from Columbia College of Missouri.

CSM Joseph’s awards and decorations include: Legion Of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf, Meritorious Service Medal with two Bronze Oak Leaf, Army Commendation Medal with one Silver Oak Leaf and two Bronze Oak leaf, Army Achievement Medal with three Bronze Oak Leaf, Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal with seven knots, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 5, Army Service Ribbon, overseas Service Ribbon, Gold Recruiter Badge with three sapphires, Silver Recruiter Badge with three Gold Stars, Combat Medic Badge, Expert Field Medical badge, Parachutist badge and Driver’s badge. CSM Joseph is also a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.
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