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  • 86th MDS Airman recognized as top in field

    Over 250 service members at the U.S. Army-commanded Landstuhl Regional Medical Center don a different military uniform and serve under the U.S. Air Forces’ 86th Medical Squadron, side-by-side with Army counterparts. In a testament to his proficiency, one joint-environment Airman was recently recognized as top performer in his field across the U.S. Air Force.
  • Regional Health Command Europe conducts Global Health Engagement with Polish military medical counterparts

    Regional Health Command Europe recently conducted its first-ever ‘virtual’ Global Health Engagement with their Polish military medical counterparts. The two-day virtual event was held Feb. 3-4 and consisted of briefings and presentations by subject matter experts from the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.
  • New DHA director visits Europe, talks military health care consolidation

    As the new director of the Defense Health Agency, Lt. Gen. Ronald J. Place will oversee one of the largest organizational changes within the U.S. military when military hospitals and clinics consolidate under the DHA. He laid out the DHA’s transition plan during a recent visit to Europe.
  • TBI conference targets assessments, capabilities on front lines

    For centuries, head injuries have been a consequence of war and violence, sometimes leading to unexplained physical and behavioral changes in patients. Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation Clinic hosted medical professionals during a three-day TBI Champion Training Conference at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to standardize TBI clinical care by sharing knowledge, current recommendations and best practices.
  • It’s a New Day: Collaborative medicine saves sickle cell patient

    Imagine being alone at home lying in bed, your loved one hundreds of miles away and you’re experiencing debilitating pain in both legs. You call 911 for help, and crawl down a flight of stairs so paramedics don’t have to break down the door. This is exactly what happened to 36-year-old Alexis Piper, who has been battling sickle cell anemia since she was seven years old.
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