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On the frontlines against COVID: Respiratory Specialist

On the frontlines against COVID: Respiratory Specialist

As the noncommissioned officer in charge of the respiratory department at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Staff Sgt. Michael Hernandez is involved in multiple critical care areas around the hospital. “I work in the intensive care unit, the COVID clinic, help manage patients on ventilators and any other kind of mechanical […]

September 10, 2020 ×

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Communicating effectively while wearing masks

Communicating effectively while wearing masks

For the foreseeable future, wearing a face mask in public settings will continue to be a requirement. While a mask helps with preventing the spread of coronavirus, it can also make it more difficult to understand speech. “Masks muffle sound,” said Dr. Angeli Mohanani-Posey, an Army Hearing Program Coordinator with […]

September 10, 2020 ×

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service puts muscle in community hub with new BE FIT Connect

Army & Air Force Exchange Service puts muscle in community hub with new BE FIT Connect

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service has beefed up its online community Hub with BE FIT Connect, where Soldiers, Airmen and military families can find information on healthy living at their fingertips. Through BE FIT Connect, shoppers can find exercise videos, health tips and links to content on the […]

August 20, 2020 ×

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Picky eating: When to worry?

Picky eating: When to worry?

Kids can be tricky. Kids can be picky. Mealtime can be sticky. Is your picky eater going through a phase or is it time to get help? ALPHA- Your child may turn her nose up at dinner when you scoop something new on her plate, but she will at least […]

August 20, 2020 ×

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Air Mobility Command medical instructors provide training for medics from the KMC inside a Negatively Pressured Conex at Ramstein Air Base on July 14. The training was conducted to ensure that KMC medics possess the skill and knowledge to effectively support missions within the European and African Command.

Ramstein medics conduct NPC training

The Negatively Pressurized CONEX, or NPC, is the newest system available to transport large numbers of individuals with COVID-19.

July 23, 2020 ×

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jocelyn Ford, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, poses for a photo after completing an afternoon run near Ramstein Air Base, on June 19. Ford has used running as inspiration to travel alone through Europe and complete races in Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Norway, and Greece.

Deciding you’re a runner

For many of us, going on vacation means taking a break from our regular fitness routine and cardio sessions. For one Airman, cardio is her vacation.

July 23, 2020 ×

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Preventing alcohol-related incidents

Education and preparedness are key in the prevention of alcohol-related incidents for both you and your teammates.

July 23, 2020 ×

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Cheney Lindgren is pictured at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, where she was previously employed and has volunteered for the past two years as part of the American Red Cross Program at LRMC.

American Red Cross volunteer increases medical capability at LRMC

The call to service resonates with many military families. Although never having sworn an oath to defend the constitution, Cheyney Lindgren’s contributions are an answer to the call for service members across Europe.

July 23, 2020 ×

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William McCarthy, facility director for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and Regional Health Command Europe, checks blueprints for recently-installed water treatment equipment at LRMC. McCarthy was recently recognized as the civilian of the year for 2019.

LRMC civilian of the year maintains Army values, medical facilities across Europe

A lot goes into a hospital, from special projects to maintaining landscaping. It’s a monumental task, which is why William McCarthy, facility director for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and Regional Health Command Europe, was recently recognized as the civilian of the year for 2019. McCarthy oversees all U.S. Army medical […]

July 23, 2020 ×

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Spc. Chrisiellefaye Pagarigan, an occupational therapy specialist at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, draws on a sheet of paper as a way to remain resilient during the COVID-19 restrictions, June 26. Pagarigan recently won an art competition for an Independence Day design and has been drawing since middle school.

LRMC soldier finds resilience through art

From culture shock to language barrier, there’s a lot to take in when stationed overseas, particularly for junior service members who may find themselves away from home for the first time.

July 23, 2020 ×