Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, engages with Soldiers who are prepared to save lives thanks to the advanced medical training they receive through Global Medic, an annual training exercise run by the Medical Readiness and Training Command at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Global Medic is a strategic, joint and multinational exercise that incorporates more than 2,000 troops from all branches of the military, along with several international allies, including Canada, Germany and Britain. MRTC is a subordinate command of Army Reserve Medical Command, headquartered in Pinellas Park, Florida.
Operation Capital Medic – Leading the way for medical readiness Operation Capital Medic, a medical readiness mission held at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital for over a year now, is increasing the readiness of service members in the Washington, DC area. It is estimated that about 5000 Reserve and National Guard Soldiers live in the Washington, DC area, and Army Reserve Medical Command’s 7250th Medical Support Unit has provided medical and dental services to nearly 1500 of them, helping them get off the red list one Soldier at a time.
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Multiservice medical personnel build skills during training at Fort McCoy
Army medical personnel apply care to a simulated patient Aug. 20, 2019, during a Global Medic 2019 training scenario at a training combat support hospital on Integrated Tactical Training Base Liberty on North Post at Fort McCoy, Wis. (U.S. Army photo by Aimee Malone, Public Affairs, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Sept. 13, 2019 - Multiservice medical personnel got hands-on training at multiple exercises that took place in August at Fort McCoy with assistance from the installation’s Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) and Regional Training Site (RTS)-Medical.

Army Reserve Firefighter and Medical Soldiers participate in CSTX-19-04
Spc. Mikail Greene, from Mobile, Alabama, stands in front of a fire training-tower at CSTX 86-19-04 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin Aug. 1, 2019. The firefighters learned shutdown procedures on the UH-60 Black Hawk, especially with throttles, bottles and batteries, and extrication procedures for members of the flight crew (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Sean Harding)
Aug. 19, 2019 - Soldiers from across the U.S. Army Reserve participated in a combat support training exercise at Ft. McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug. 07 – 21. The exercise combined units from across the U.S. to include Tennessee, Kentucky, Washington, and more.

We Are Here To Help
1st Lt. Lori Blakeway and Sgt. Cory Nottingham, 1972d Medical Detachment, stand for a photo at Erbil, Iraq, July 29, 2019. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica McNabb)
Aug. 14, 2019 - Two Soldiers of the 1972d Medical Detachment run an operation that helps ensure warfighters are mentally fit and ready to face any challenge. Even though it's a small team, they make a lasting and significant impact.

Medical units battle-tested in preparation to save lives abroad
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to 396th Combat Support Hospital, based out of Vancouver, Washington, receive patients during the Global Medic exercise held at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, 19 June 2019. Global Medic, part of Combat Support Training Exercise 78-19-02, is an exercise that ensures America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring capable, combat-ready medical professionals in support of the Army’s warfighters and our joint partners anywhere in the world.
July 25, 2019 - As the helicopters begin landing nearby and ambulances wheel up to the the combat support hospital triage area, personnel behind the scenes supporting the Global Medic exercise ensure everything is set to fully test the capabilities of the units participating in the medical portion of Combat Support Training Exercise 78-19-02 held at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, June 8-28, 2019.

Army Reserve Medical Command Soldiers provide care in local community
Maj. Richard Kalinowski and Spc. Sierra Chouinard are providing care for Charles Hoff, a Cortland County resident, during Healthy Cortland and Greater Chenango Cares Innovative Readiness Training mission held at Norwich Middle School in Norwich, New York on July 16, 2019.  The Joint IRT mission brought together servicemembers from the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, U.S. Army, Army Reserve and U.S. Navy to provide medical support to the Cortland County community July 11-20, 2019.  

Photo by Maj. George Milevich, U.S. Army Reserve
July 25, 2019 - Training is a primary focus for Army Reserve Medical Units during their weekend duty, known as battle assemblies, and during annual training. Leaders look for creative ways to provide meaningful training that meets objectives while resonating with their Soldiers, and for the medical professionals assigned to 7207th Medical Support Unit, based out of Webster, New York, that is the opportunity they were given while supporting the Healthy Cortland and Greater Chenango Cares Innovative Readiness Training mission in Cortland, July 9-22, 2019.
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