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Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) welcomed its new enlisted soldier during an assumption of responsibility ceremony, June 16.

Commanding Sgt. Major Omar Mascarenas joined the US Army in June 1992 and had previously been assigned to Dental Health Command-Atlantic at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He has held key leadership positions within the US Army Medical Command.

“Command Sergeant. Major Mascarenas is the right leader at the right time. I am extremely happy to have you as my CSM, command teammate, and I am honored and privileged to serve alongside you,” the Colonel said. U.S. Army Andrew Landers, commander of LRMC, to
ceremony.

“The LRMC team cannot succeed without your leadership and support. I’m going
counts a lot on you to help me fulfill my duties and my responsibilities towards this historic organization. You are the standard bearer for the organization and ultimately our mission is to take care of people, and that is what we will focus on.
on.”

After the passing of the colors ceremony, Mascarenas addressed the LRMC
community for the first time as the organization’s senior enlisted leader.

“I stand before you humbled, honored and grateful to have been selected to serve as the next LRMC Command Sergeant Major,” he said. “Landstuhl is world renowned for the high quality care you provide to wounded warriors for over 69 years and the exceptional care you provide to over 200,000 recipients across Europe. I promise that my family and I will be committed and dedicated to ensuring that the LRMC team continues to be a
leader of the military health system.

LRMC is the largest U.S. hospital outside the United States and the only forward-stationed medical center for U.S. and coalition forces, State Department personnel, and repatriated U.S. citizens. LRMC is an American College of Surgeons Verified Level II Trauma Center, the only Level II trauma center overseas, and the only US trauma center associated with a foreign trauma system.