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.
Lt. Col. Julie Fung-Hayes, an emergency physician and flight surgeon, shares why she loves serving in the U.S. Army Reserve. Learn more here:
COL Jay Johannigman, Army Reserve Physician, Cincinnati, OH, tells us why he loves the Army Reserve.
LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
MRTC Featured Stories
San Antonio Army Reserve Nurse assists with Federal COVID response in Arizona
Maj. Catherine A. Celeski, an Army Reserve critical care nurse from San Antonio, Texas, mobilized in mid-December 2020 with Army Reserve Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force 328-1 to assist the Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Arizona. Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces are examples of U.S. Northern Command’s commitment, through U.S. Army North, to providing flexible Department of Defense support for the whole-of-government COVID-19 response.
March 15, 2021 - Although more and more Americans are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, there are a number of military medical professionals are still being mobilized to augmenting hospitals across the nation that continue to have a high number...

Medical Readiness Training Command Best Warrior Competition 2021
Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Marsiglia and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert L. Gessler, the command team of the Army Reserve’s Medical Readiness Training Command, present 1st Lt. Matthew G. Easley and Sgt. Justin P. Kelleher with awards at the conclusion of the unit's Best Warrior Competition held Feb. 22-27, 2021 at Camp Bullis, Texas. Easley, a Medical Services Officer from Elk Grove, Calif. and Kelleher, a Human Resources Non-Commissioned Officer from Salt Lake City, Utah, were two of the ten competitors in the 6-day competition. Kelleher will represent the MRTC at the next level of competition.
March 5, 2021 - Despite a massive snowstorm shutting down much of the state of Texas, the Medical Readiness Training Command and the 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command hosted a Best Warrior Competition at Camp Bullis, Texas, the last week...

Fairfield, Illinois, Army Reserve veterinarian concludes 21 years of military service
Col. Loren Adams during a deployment to Kunar province, Afghanistan in 2010. Adams, a veterinarian that resides in Fairfield, Illinois, retired from the Army Reserve March 1, 2020 after more than two decades of service to his nation.
March 3, 2021 - Raised in Mill Creek, Indiana, Col. Loren Adams earned a Bachelor of Animal Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.He joined a private veterinary medicine practice in New...

Army Reserve Medical Command unit undertakes COVID isolation and quarantine mission at Fort Bliss
Spc. Riley Callery, a U.S. Army Reserve combat medic from Helena, Montana, conducts a COVID-19 test on a Soldier at Forward Operating Base Westbrook, near McGregor Range, New Mexico. Callery is one of 35 Army Reserve Medical Command Soldiers from the 7407th Troop Medical Clinic that have mobilized to support COVID-19 isolation and quarantine missions in Texas and New Mexico.
Feb. 16, 2021 - Thirty-five Army Reserve Medical Command Soldiers have mobilized to support COVID isolation and quarantine missions in Texas and New Mexico. The team from Detachment 2 of the 7407th Troop Medical Clinic arrived at Fort Bliss,...

Chaplain “coming home” to South Carolina after 20 years of military service
Lt. Col. Randal Johnson and his wife Lisa will spend their retirement at their home in Longs, South Carolina. Johnson, a native of Greensboro, is retiring after 20 years of active military service as a Chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Feb. 4, 2021 - “Lt. Col. Randal Johnson has dedicated more than two decades of selfless service to his nation,” said Maj. Gen. Jonathan Woodson, Commander of Army Reserve Medical Command. “We are grateful for the sacrifices his wife Lisa,...
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