As the Army's only forward stationed regional health command, Regional Health Command Europe provides sustained health services in support of forces in U.S. Army Europe and Africa and United States Army Central to enable readiness and conserve the fighting strength while caring for families and Soldiers for life. This mission is accomplished by RHCE personnel assigned across Europe, Africa, and Central Asia, 24-hours a day, 365-days a year. While RHCE is foundational to U.S. Army Medical Command's role in support of the joint force in the execution of Globally Integrated Health Services, it also directly enables USAREURAF and USARCENT responsibilities outlined in Title 10 of the United States Code. The RHCE Commanding General possesses command authority over 6,000 healthcare personnel and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Public Health Command Europe, Dental Health Command Europe, and Medical Department Activity Bavaria. The RHCE CG is dual-hatted as the USAREURAF Command Surgeon, a principal staff officer of Headquarters, USAREURAF. In this role he advises the USAREURAF CG on the development, policy direction, organization, and overall management of the Army Health System in Europe.