Providing medical care after Hurricane Maria
171003-A-LD390-191.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Matson

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Spc. Benjamin Enneking (left), and Spc. Alexander Graham, both X-ray technicians with the U.S. Army Medical Activity Fort Jackson, Moncrief Army Health Clinic at Fort Jackson, S.C., push a wheelchair toward the air field prior to recieving a patient at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport in Columbia, S.C. Oct. 2. Enneking and Graham were two active duty Soldiers who participated in the Federal Coordinating Center Columbia team that was responsible for receiving patients evacuated in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on flights from either Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, evaluating the patients, and then setting them up with care at a local hospital. FCC Columbia, a team led by U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, was the first Department of Defense team to be activated and recieve patients in history. FCC Columbia was a joint operation between the Army Reserve, active Army and multiple civilian agencies. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Ryan C. Matson)


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