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Troop Medical Clinic supports their own during Global Medic exercise
Spc. John Reed, a nurse with the 228th Combat Support Hospital, fills a water buffalo at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, July 13, 2018, to bring water to training areas. As temperatures rise, medical officials say it is critical for Soldiers to remain hydrated in order to continue their mission and avoid heat related injuries. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Pfc. Hunter E. Eastman)
July 17, 2018 - In the arid, inland desert of the Golden State, lies an array of poisonous creatures and soaring temperatures that are ready to stop Soldiers in their tracks.

Army multicomponent medical mission makes lasting impression in local community
Capt. Paul Kearney (left), a general dentist assigned to 7404th Medical Support Unit, and Pvt. 1st Class Lauren Schildt (right), prepare to extract an Illinois resident’s tooth during Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) exercise Southeast Illinois Wellness.   Services provided by military personnel are done through the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training, a civil-military program that builds mutually beneficial partnerships between U.S. communities and the DoD. The missions selected meet training & readiness requirements for Army Reserve service members while integrating them as a joint and whole-of-society team to serve our American citizens.
July 16, 2018 - A 7-year-old little girl, joined by her mother, walked through the front doors of Harrisburg Middle School to be greeted by volunteers who would escort her to her first encounter with a dentist. Not just any dentist and not the normal location for dental care either, but a dentist with a military uniform joined by a friendly military team who would distract her, reducing her fears while taking care of her teeth for the first time in her young life. Before the little girl left, she told the team that she wanted to be a dentist when she grew up.

Army Reserve medical personnel improve readiness serving local communities
Lt. Col. Timothy Funk, an Army Reserve nurse practitioner assigned to AMEDD Professional Management Command, and Karina Serrano, a volunteer from Socorro High School Health Professions Academy, assist a patient during a medical screening at Escontrias Early Childhood Center in Socorro, Texas.  Funk is one of approximately 50 U.S. Army Reserve and U.S. Army Soldiers who are working in partnership with the Texas A&M Colonias program to provide medical care to El Paso County’s underserved colonias population. 

Services provided by military personnel are done through the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training, a civil-military program that builds mutually beneficial partnerships between U.S. communities and the DoD. The missions selected meet training & readiness requirements for Army Reserve service members while integrating them as a joint and whole-of-society team to serve our American citizens.
July 9, 2018 - During a time when readiness is at the forefront of every military leader’s mind, unit commanders are focused on creative ways to ensure their unit and Soldiers get the best training possible while meeting requirements at both the individual and collective levels. For some medical units, this is where the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) missions come in.

Hands-on training develops medics' skills and readiness
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers Staff Sgt. Allan Litterio and Pfc. Ariana Hagopian with B Company, 865th Combat Support Hospital, based in Utica, New York, conduct a patient evaluation, on Spc. Partick Langany as part of medical training, inject exercise during Regional Medic CSTX 86-18-04, at Tactical Training Base Justice in Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, June 22, 2018. CSTX 86-18-04 is a Combat Support Training Exercise that ensures America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring capable, combat-ready, and lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Eric W. Jones)
July 5, 2018 - Here in the heart of Wisconsin at Fort McCoy, Army Reserve medical professionals are sustaining their skills and honing their lethality as part of Regional Medic, a training exercise linked to two other missions around the country, Red Dragon, and Nationwide Move.

Lifesaving training comes to Fort McCoy in Regional Medic
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with 865th Combat Support Hospital, based in Utica, N.Y., perform patient evaluations as part of a mass casualty exercise during Regional Medic CSTX 86-18-04, at Tactical Training Base Justice on Fort McCoy, Wis., June 23, 2018. CSTX 86-18-04 is a Combat Support Training Exercise that ensures America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring capable, combat-ready, and lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Eric W. Jones)
July 3, 2018 - Summer is the time for annual training for many Army Reserve Soldiers across the country. Training can be fun and hard but for many Soldiers it is also lifesaving. Tactical medical training is what is happening at Regional Medic CSTX 86-18-04, at Fort McCoy, Wis., June 9-29, 2018. CSTX 86-18-04 is a Combat Support Training Exercise that ensures America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice to bring capable, combat-ready, lethal firepower in support of the Army and geographic combatant commands anywhere in the world.
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