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March 16, 2022

LRMC hosts NATO course aimed at cultivating MEDEVAL skills

Thirty military medical professionals from six NATO member countries attended the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine’s Medical Evaluation Course (MEDEVAL) at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC), Feb. 22-25. The course certifies medical professionals to evaluate exercises across NATO medical capacities.

Feb. 18, 2022

LRMC earns unique partnership, integrated into Germany’s trauma network

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the largest American trauma center overseas, was recently welcomed into the German Society for Trauma Surgery, or Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie – DGU, becoming the first American trauma center in coalition with a foreign trauma network. The exclusive membership partners LRMC with German trauma centers to improve interoperability and coordination of patient care across Germany.

Jan. 25, 2022

Surgery access expands at LRMC

LANDSTUHL, Germany – Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) recently increased access to care for surgical services to non-TRICARE Department of Defense ID Cardholders at LRMC.

Jan. 25, 2022

LRMC expands COVID-19 booster eligibility to 12-15-year-olds

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center began offering COVID-19 booster vaccinations less than a day following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expansion of booster shot eligibility to those 12 to 15 years old.

Jan. 25, 2022

LRMC launches microvascular reconstructive surgical services

U.S. Army Surgeons performed the first microvascular reconstruction and anastomosis procedure at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Dec. 3.

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.

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