ARMEDCOM Soldiers bring smiles to faces at Pine Ridge Hospital
Capt. Abbey Vanderah, an optometrist assigned to Army Reserve Medical Command’s 7227th Medical Support Unit located in Columbia, Missouri, is one of approximately 25 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers who are working in partnership with Pine Ridge Indian Health Service to provide medical care to the local tribal population. The Indian Health Service provides preventive, curative, and community health care for approximately 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives in hospitals, clinics, and other settings throughout the United States.