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Dec. 29, 2020

Training tests readiness, grit of LRMC Service Members

Over 300 personnel at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center participated in Operation Courageous Ascent, a training exercise designed to test medical operations in austere environments, Nov. 17-19.

Dec. 29, 2020

U.S. Army Soldier, Nigerian native reflects on service, opportunities presented

LANDSTUHL, Germany – Service in the armed forces is an alternative to college for most American high school students nearing graduation. For James Gabisum, service to the country is a privilege he doesn’t take for granted. A native of Nigeria, Gabisum’s first experience with the American way of life came after being selected for participation in a foreign exchange student program in the late 2000s. Following selection, Gabisum, only 15 years old at the time, travelled across the world to the U.S. state of Iowa.

Nov. 17, 2020

Marines in Germany give back to bereaved mother

In early December of 2011, U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Christopher Levy, an infantryman with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, was conducting combat operation in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, when he was wounded and medically evacuated to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. Following days of fighting for his life, Levy eventually succumbed to his wounds on Dec. 10, 2011.

Nov. 17, 2020

LRMC welcomes new top enlisted

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center held an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony where Command Sgt. Maj. Fergus Joseph was welcomed as the hospital’s command sergeant major, at LRMC, Nov. 10.

Nov. 4, 2020

LRMC COVID-19 testing exceeds 50K

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center recently exceeded 50,000 COVID-19 tests in efforts to slow the spread of the virus overseas. Starting in February, LRMC’s Infectious Diseases Laboratory began testing for COVID-19 utilizing the Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase Diagnostic Panel, becoming the only U.S. military medical treatment facility in Europe with diagnostic testing capabilities. As the threat of COVID-19 increased, so has demand for testing, resulting in the addition of rapid multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and a high-throughput testing system which provides rapid, high-volume testing of COVID-19 test samples.

Oct. 23, 2020

LRMC holds remembrance for pregnancy and infant loss

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center held an observance in honor of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, Oct. 15.

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