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Dec. 10, 2021

LRMC begins COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11

LANDSTUHL, Germany – Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the largest American hospital overseas, began COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11, becoming one of the first Military Treatment Facilities overseas to vaccinate that patient population, Nov. 18.

Dec. 10, 2021

LRMC incorporates high cure rate procedure for cancer

LANDSTUHL, Germany – Over nearly two decades, Richard Reed has traveled from Germany to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center seven times. These weren’t holiday trips but rather medevacs for the treatment of his cancer. Reed’s treatments required a specialized dermatologist trained in Mohs surgery, which until now, wasn’t available in Germany for U.S. citizens living abroad. Recently, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center reintroduced the service for skin cancer patients, which had been missing for decades.

Dec. 10, 2021

Air Force midwife serving at LRMC recalls battle with breast cancer

Nearly a decade ago, U.S. Air Force Maj. Leslie Balcazar was physically thriving, running half marathons, swimming and a practitioner of karate, describing her health as very good to excellent.

Oct. 6, 2021

Slovak medics aim to sync medical efforts with LRMC visit

Medical professionals of the Slovak Republic Armed Forces visited with Landstuhl Regional Medical Center trauma specialists during a military medical expert exchange at LRMC, Aug. 19.

Oct. 6, 2021

LRMC Airman saves life while on leave

This past summer while on leave, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Amber Lash did what most 20-year-old Service Members do while on vacation: travel, visit with family and enjoy their time off. Little did Lash know her medical training as a pharmacy technician at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center would be mustered during her time off.

Oct. 1, 2021

Soldiers aid LRMC efforts amid OAW

More than 50 Soldiers from across the U.S. are supporting operations at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, aiding in the ongoing mission to provide medical care to Afghan evacuees currently in Germany.

Sept. 17, 2021

Army Reserve doctor describes impromptu support to OAR

Already a physician with her own practice in the Southern California city of Coronado, home to several military bases, including half of the Navy’s SEAL teams, the San Diego native had been treating Service Members for years. Her children had recently moved on to college, so the empty nester decided to put her years of experience as a physician to use in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Sept. 17, 2021

From coughs to cancer: Army medics rally support for OAR evacuees

In less than a week, the U.S. Military has evacuated over 100,000 U.S. citizens, Special Immigrant Visa applicants and at-risk Afghans from Afghanistan in one of the largest airlift operations in history. In addition to the logistical challenges, the extraordinary movement comes with medical complications as well.

Aug. 30, 2021

LRMC obstetrics team aids in Afghan evacuee birth

Following the landing of a U.S. Air Force C-17 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 21, a team of obstetrics specialists from Landstuhl Regional Medical Center assisted an Afghan evacuee in labor, delivering a healthy baby girl minutes after the C-17 landed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Aug. 21.

Aug. 20, 2021

LRMC verified as only Level II Trauma Center overseas

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center recently became the only medical facility outside the United States verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons.

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