U.S. Army Reserve soldiers from the 176th Medical Brigade participated in #JustifiedAccord 2024 in Kenya. (JA24) is U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) largest exercise in East Africa, running from Feb. 26 - March 7. Led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa and hosted in Kenya, this year's exercise incorporated personnel and units from 23 nations. This multinational exercise builds readiness for the U.S. joint force, prepares regional partners for UN and AU mandated missions, and increases multinational interoperability in support of humanitarian assistance, disaster response and crisis response. Army Medicine U.S. Army Europe and Africa U.S. Embassy Nairobi U.S. Department of State: Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Israel Osagie, discusses why he joined the Army Reserve on Feb. 29, 2024, in Nanyuki, Kenya.
As part of the Northern Strike training exercise, Soldiers of the 676th Ground Ambulance Company provided real world medical support, conducted training and received an external evaluation to establish standard operating procedures (SOPs) and familiarize themselves with newly fielded equipment on Aug. 5-19, 2023, at Camp Grayling, Mich. (U.S. Army Reserve Video by Spc. Ronald D. Bell)
Military members partnered with Indian Health Services to augment medical providers at the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation during Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Walking Shield, Aug 7-18, 2023.
Mission of Mercy, a community partner selected by the County of Nueces, and the United States Army collaborate to deliver no-cost healthcare to the Coastal Bend, Texas community. The teams are partnering to provide no-cost eye exams and custom-fabricated glasses from scratch at no cost. This optometry service is one of many medical services and pop-up clinics offered in Nueces County, Texas, as part of Innovative Readiness Training in July 2023. (U.S. Army Reserve video by 1st Lt. Harrison Gold).
"It's not a smooth ride, and a PhD is one of the most difficult courses one can do.... But if you just remember...the resilience...you're going to be knocked down, but you've got to get up. Mission has to continue. Again, testaments to Army training. I don't know if I would be where I am today if I wasn't a Soldier." U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Casey Mwangi, a Licensed Practical Nurse (68C) who holds an M.D., is pursuing a Ph.D. research fellowship at Oxford University focused on spinal injury and neuropathic pain. Mwangi's goal is to help Soldiers with spinal injuries and amputation-related phantom limb pain.
A team of four service members from the Naval Ophthalmic Readiness Activity out of Yorktown, Va., is working at the Gualo Rai Childrens Park Youth Center in Saipan making eye glasses for the communities of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota during the Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Operation Wellness CNMI June 12-19, 2023.
Army Reserve Lt. Col. Darrin Nelson, a 139th Medical Brigade veterinarian, talks about what it’s like to serve the Tinian people through providing much needed veterinary services, as part of the Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) CNMI Wellness mission, July 14, 2023. IRTs bring experienced Air National Guard and Army Reserve medical professionals to a real-world environment, allowing them to continue honing their skill sets while positively impacting the community. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Staff Sgt. Kelly Willett)
Soldiers of the 932nd Forward Resuscitative Surgical Detachment (FRSD) from Indianapolis, Ind., conducted training at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence (MEDCoE) Army Trauma Training Center (ATTC) in Miami, Fla., on April 2-16, 2023. The training helps soldiers improve their medical skills and teamwork. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Spc. Ronald D. Bell)
491st Medical Company Area Support (MCAS) soldiers were Observer, Coach/Trainers for this year's Guardian Response training exercise at Muscatatuck, In., on Apr. 17-27, 2023. The 491st MCAS has been the medical unit on the Command and Control Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Response Element-A (C2CRE-A) mission for the past three years. (U.S. Army Reserve Video by Spc. Ronald D. Bell)
From simulation to situation: Realistic medical training for combat
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers secure a simulated casualty onto a stretcher to transport to the 352nd Field Hospital Operating Room during the multi-national medical training exercise, Global Medic, at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, on June 7, 2024. The Medical Readiness Training Command executes Exercise Global Medic as part of the 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) and Army Reserve Medical Command's larger mission to deliver relevant and realistic collective training to medical units and Soldiers preparing for large scale combat operations. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Midori Preecs)
June 11, 2024 - Stepping into the field hospital, patient demands and medics’ orders meld together, creating a cacophony of urgent noise. The smell of sweat permeates the air, a testament to the constant running around of medics attending to...

Army medical leaders convene at Fort McCoy for 68Z summit
Attendees to a 68Z Summit visit the Fort McCoy Commemorative Area on May 8, 2024, at Fort McCoy, Wis. The stop was one of several during the special summit of enlisted leaders at the installation. Chief medical noncommissioned officers, whose military occupational specialty is 68Z where they specialize in healthcare, came from across the United States to gather at Fort McCoy for the two-day 68Z Active Guard Reserve Forum from May 7-8. (U.S. Army Photo by Christopher Jones/Fort McCoy Public Affairs Office)
May 30, 2024 - Chief medical noncommissioned officers, whose military occupational specialty is 68Z where they specialize in healthcare, came from across the United States to gather at Fort McCoy for the two-day 68Z Active Guard Reserve...

Intensive care and international collaboration: Army Reserve nurse plays vital role in TRADEWINDS 24
U.S. Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Alivia Stephens, with the 328th Field Support Hospital, 330th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), poses for a photo at Paragon Army Base, Barbados, during TRADEWINDS 24 (TW24) on May 11, 2024. TW24 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, regionally oriented annual exercise and is part of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s Large Scale Global Exercise 24, a series of all-domain military exercises executed alongside Allies and partners around the globe. (U.S. Army photo by 1st. Sgt. Emily Anderson)
May 15, 2024 - Amidst the bustling activity of TRADEWINDS 24 (TW24), one figure stands out amidst the hustle of the multinational training exercise: U.S. Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Alivia Stephens, a Salt Lake City native and an intensive care...

Stakes higher now for preventing sexual harassment and assault
During Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, or SAAPM, the Army Reserve reinforces every member of our team’s responsibility to prevent sexual assault, sexual harassment and associated retaliation, while ensuring professional, compassionate and comprehensive care and support if these incidents occur.
April 24, 2024 - Prevention. Training. Intervention. Response. All are part of the Army’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Awareness Program, but now the stakes in the response are higher...

Army Reserve Medical Commands’ warrant officers close the knowledge gap
U.S. Army Reserve Warrant Officers from across the three Army Reserve Medical Commands stand for a group photo at the George W. Dunaway Army Reserve Center in Sloan, Nev. on Mar. 7-10, 2024. The warrant officers networked, shared best practices and to learned topics that included the New TMC Doctrine, LSCO considerations and discussions on how warrant officers integrate into the medical formations. (Courtesy Photo)
April 11, 2024 - Senior warrant officers of the three Army Reserve medical commands determined in 2023 that there was a knowledge base gap in their warrant officer population. This led to Army Reserve Medical Command (ARMEDCOM) hosting the...

Have questions? Ask a JAG
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Mary Jo Gneshin, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) Staff Judge Advocate, briefs a slide during a Ask A JAG call on Oct. 10, 2023 at Fort Douglas, Utah.  The Ask a JAG program began in September 2022 as a Microsoft Teams call and focused on general legal issues that commanders, S1s, SSAs, Inspector Generals, and legal professionals may face. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Ronald D. Bell)
April 4, 2024 - The 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) Staff Judge Advocate office hopes to demystify what Judge Advocate Generals (JAGs) do by offering a legal conversation and training with downtrace unit leadership and staff...

U.S. Army Reserve medics hone skills during Allied Spirit 24
U.S. Army Pvt. 1st Class Nicolas Knull a combat medic assigned to the 919th Ground Ambulance Company, poses for a portrait on March 9, 2024 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany.  Allied Spirit 24 is a U.S. Army exercise for its NATO Allies and partners that develops and enhances NATO and key partners interoperability and readiness across specified warfighting functions. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Davis Rohrer)
March 15, 2024 - The weight of an injured comrade pressing against the netting of a litter, worn bandages accompanied by the constriction of a tourniquet, and three Soldiers pulling together to lift the casualty for quick evacuation - this...

Spc. Israel Osagie: Serving Africa and America at Justified Accord 2024
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Israel Osagie, practical nursing specialist, and Sgt. Mary Denio, a combat medic, both from 425th Medical Detachment,176th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command, demonstrate the electrocardiogram machine with Kenyan Defence Forces Sgt. Emma Wangechi, registered nurse, in Nanyuki, Kenya on Feb, 29, 2024. Justified Accord 2024 (JA24) is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise in East Africa, running from Feb. 26 - March 7. Led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF), and hosted in Kenya, this year's exercise will incorporate personnel and units from 23 nations. This multinational exercise builds readiness for the U.S. joint force, prepares regional partners for UN and AU mandated missions, and increases multinational interoperability in support of humanitarian assistance, disaster response and crisis response. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Ronald D. Bell)
March 8, 2024 - "I'm here to give back to my continent," said U.S. Army Spc. Israel Osagie, a practical nursing specialist with the 425th Medical Detachment, 176th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command...

Justified Accord 2024 participants rehearse medical evacuation procedures
Military members from the Kenya Defence Forces and U.S. Army Soldiers from the 921st Field Hospital, 176th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command, a U.S. Army Reserve unit, splint a casualty’s arm during a medical evacuation rehearsal during Justified Accord 2024 (JA24) at the Counter Insurgency Terrorism and Stability Operations Training Centre in Nanyuki, Kenya Feb. 27, 2024. JA24 is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise in East Africa, running from Feb. 26 - March 7. Led by U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF), and hosted in Kenya, this year's exercise will incorporate personnel and units from 23 nations. This multinational exercise builds readiness for the U.S. joint force, prepares regional partners for UN and AU mandated missions, and increases multinational interoperability in support of humanitarian assistance, disaster response and crisis response. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Leron Richards)
March 1, 2024 - Members of the U.S. Army Reserve's 807th Medical Command participated in Justified Accord 2024 in Nanyuki, Kenya. The event is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise in East Africa, running from Feb. 26-March 7...

AR-MEDCOM’s CG hosts senior leader forum to discuss LSCO, LSMO transformation
Participants at the Army Reserve Medical Command's Senior Leader Forum pose Dec. 2, 2023, in front of the C. W. Bill Young Armed Forces Reserve Center, Pinellas Park, Fla. The
Dec. 22, 2023 - The Army Reserve Medical Command’s commanding general hosted its 2023 Senior Leader Forum, with its commanders and top NCOs, joined by 12 general officers from the Army Reserve's sister medical commands and the Army Reserve’s...
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