97th GENERAL HOSPITAL

FRANKFURT GERMANY

(Source: USAREUR Military History Office – Online Medical Histories, 2002)
HERE’S A PLACE THAT HAS MORE PHOTOS: www.usarmygermany.com


The 97th was selected for special service to aid in the Berlin air-lift in 1948-49; for its support of the operation, it was awarded the “Army of Occupation Medal with the Berlin Air-Lift Device”.

On 1 January 1954, the hospital was redesignated US Army Hospital, Frankfurt operated by the 97th General Hospital with a total expandible bed capacity of 1,000.

The 97th General Hospital and the Frankfurt Army Regional Medical Center (FARMC) is the largest and busiest in Europe. Comprised of 11 troop medical clinics, 22 dental clinics, 3 veterinary detachments and numerous other field and TO&E units spanning a 100 mile radius. The 97th General Hospital is authorized an operating bed level of 330 plus 30 remaining overnight beds for evacuation patients. The hospital functions as the medical evaluation center for patients being evacuated to the United States. It also operates a regional neonatal intensive care unit for the dependents of US Army Forces in Europe. The hospital provides specialized treatment in 22 areas to include: allergy, audiology, cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, internal medicine, dentistry, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, pediatrics, pulmonary disease, psychiatry, rheumatology and urology. The 97th General Hospital and the Frankfurt Army Regional Medical Center continues to function as the home of concerned care.

5 thoughts on “97th GENERAL HOSPITAL

  1. I had surgery at 97th general hospital in 1980 and as per my local VA office there in no record of it, I need help to find a contact to retrieve my surgery records

  2. I was a postal clerk in 97th General, from May 1962 until New years day, 1965. Victor Arnett

  3. On 1 August 1971 my oldest Son was born at the 97th. Greatest Staff I ever knew in the OB/GYN Department.

  4. Was wondering is you had done any history on 32nd signal bn, when they were at mcnair kaserne, höchst and Kelly barracks, Darmstadt.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s