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March 3, 2021

Kleber Soldiers participate in Finnish Army’s Winter Combat Course

ROVANIEMI, Finland – Subarctic temperatures didn’t stop a multinational training exercise from going forward during a Winter Combat Course near Rovaniemi, Finland, located just four miles south of the Arctic Circle, during the freezing month of January, the coldest month of the year in the region.

Feb. 11, 2021

LRMC surpasses 100K COVID-19 tests  

This week, as the largest U.S. military hospital outside the continental United States, LRMC surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 tests with a continued commitment toward diminishing the virus. This is evidenced by ongoing additions to its laboratory arsenal, such as the recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration-authorized Rapid Antigen Tests, or RAT tests. Using a RAT test, patients can read their results directly from the testing card, similar to home pregnancy tests.  

Feb. 9, 2021

Host nation patient liaisons impact continuity of care

To assist with the unnerving task of managing health care while overseas, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center employs multiple host nation patient liaisons to help Americans navigate through host nation health care.

Jan. 4, 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations begin for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center conducted its first inoculations of healthcare workers with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 31. The arrival of the vaccine paves the way for a phased vaccine distribution plan to protect our military communities overseas against COVID-19.

Dec. 29, 2020

Airman enhances care through innovation

It’s been said that a crisis can be viewed from two aspects, that of danger and another for opportunity. Over the past several months, COVID-19 has transformed business practices, social gatherings and patient care processes. While many of these changes are an expansion of technology to continue the lifestyles we are accustomed to, innovation has proven critical. Only weeks after arriving at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, and less than a year after enlisting in the U.S. Air Force, Airman 1st Class Tara Somers, a medical technician at LRMC’s Internal Medicine Clinic, found herself with the opportunity to help shape response efforts to COVID-19.

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.

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