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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.

Aug. 20, 2021

Month-long training aids in developing future Army nurses

Three Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets received a unique training experience this summer while participating in the Nurse Summer Training Program at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the only forward-stationed medical center for United States and Coalition Forces.

Aug. 3, 2021

Vicenza Soldier discusses innovations during pandemic

After a tour as a combat engineer, U.S. Army Spc. Siary Williamson wanted to pursue his dreams of becoming a pharmacist. When the opportunity to change his occupation arose, Williamson decided to change his military occupational specialty to 68Q, or an Army pharmacy technician specialist. What he didn’t expect was the broad experience he would receive beyond pharmacy operations at USAHC Vicenza.

July 21, 2021

LRMC Soldiers vie to earn “Best Warrior” title

Soldiers from across Europe competed to earn the title of Best Warrior during Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Best Warrior Competition, July 7-8.

July 21, 2021

Georgia native, pharmacy tech finds fulfillment serving overseas

Seven years ago, Walter Howard II worked a comfortable state government job in South Carolina before realizing he wanted to help others in a different way.

July 21, 2021

Wisconsin Army reserve unit aids vaccination efforts overseas

In April, Military Treatment Facilities across the Department of Defense ramped up efforts to quickly inoculate as many eligible beneficiaries as possible who desired the COVID-19 vaccination. Overseas, the challenges of a contrasting health care system and limited resources drove Americans to MTFs, challenging the facilities to juggle everyday operations with the need for vaccinations.

July 21, 2021

LRMC Soldier braves the unfamiliar, excels with Army team

Growing up in a small town, MaryCatherine Innace’s sports experience was limited to what her high school had to offer. Still, she enjoyed being active and was eager to try new activities when the opportunity arose, including weightlifting, powerlifting, and track and field throughout high school.

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