Tag: Innovative Readiness Training

A childhood ambition come true
August 7, 2017
Smoky Mountain IRT Vet Clinic

Reserve Soldiers Respond To Nation's Needs
July 25, 2017
US Public Health Service Lt. Cmdr. Cole Dysinger, a pharmacist at the at the Verne E. Gibbs Clinic at Poplar, Montana, informs the incoming Soldiers of the 7239th Medical Support Unit, Chattanooga, Tennessee, about the facilities and procedures as they begin their Fort Peck Innovative Readiness Training July 17, 2017. During the two-week-long mission, medical and dental care will be provided to an estimated population of over 8,000 residents.(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Claudia Rocha 345th Public Affairs Detachment)

Engineers make lasting impact with community
July 25, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. David Marquez, a plumber with the 994th Engineer Company out of Denver, Colorado, works with the team to construct a large storage shed at the YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch, in Granby, Colorado, July 20, 2017. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Miguel Alvarez, 354th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Army Reserve dentist provides free care to those in need
July 10, 2017
Maj. Jose Cangas, an Army Reserve dentist with the 7458th Medical Backfill Battalion, prepares to assist a patient during an Innovative Readiness Training mission in Laredo, Texas, June 21, 2017. Born and raised in El Paso, a similar border city located in west Texas, the 37-year-old Soldier traveled to Laredo to treat hundreds of people living in low-income border communities as part of the two-week mission, which concluded Saturday. (Photo Credit: Sean Kimmons)

Building partnership, community relations through innovative training
June 30, 2017
Maj. Jennifer Meadows (2nd from right), an optometrist and an Army Reserve Soldier, explains how local residents receive eye care to several distinguished visitors at the El Cenizo Community Center in Laredo, Texas June 27 during the Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Mission. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Tomora Nance, U.S. Army North Public Affairs)

Army Reserve works to develop struggling border towns
June 28, 2017
Sgt. 1st Class Rhody Merisier, middle right, and Staff Sgt. Aldo Blanco, both assigned to the 478th Civil Affairs Battalion based in Miami, conduct a survey with residents of a colonia currently without potable water near Laredo, Texas, June 23, 2017. Nearly 200 Reserve Soldiers are participating in an Innovative Readiness Training mission to improve infrastructures in colonias along the Texas-Mexico border. (Photo by Sean Kimmons)

ARMEDCOM Soldiers bring smiles to faces at Pine Ridge Hospital
June 20, 2017
Capt. Carlos Alexander, a general dentist assigned to Army Reserve Medical Command’s 7240th Medical Support Unit out of Kirksville, 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.

Army Reserve command launches maintenance readiness program
January 18, 2017
Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, observes training during the command’s new Maintenance Sustainment and Readiness Program. The program gives Army Reserve Soldiers the opportunity to perform maintenance tasks at the 99th RSC’s Area Maintenance Support Activities and Equipment Concentration Sites in order to increase skill proficiency and enhance unit readiness.

Army Reserve Soldier talks diet, diabetes and Hearty Chicken Chile on Indian Reservation
July 27, 2016
LOWER BRULE, S.D -- U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Elizabeth Rodriguez, chief nutritionist with the 1207th U.S. Army Hospital, helps a student prepare ingredients during a healthy cooking demonstration July 20, 2016. Rodriguez conducted the class during an Innovative Readiness Training mission on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation located 61 miles southeast of Pierre, S.D. IRT allows Soldiers to use their skill set in real-world environments that positively impact communities. Rodriguez used the session to teach locals about managing their diabetes through diet and nutrition. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. David Alexander)

Army Reserve command supplies ready medical equipment to all military branches
April 7, 2016
Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve's 99th Regional Support Command, visits the command's Equipment Concentration Site 99 April 7 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. ECS 99 is a 75,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art medical storage and maintenance site that provides a secure, climate-controlled environment in which to store medical, dental, optical and veterinary equipment, and maintain and repair bio-medical equipment, x-ray machines, ventilators and defibrillators in order to support the Innovative Readiness Training program, which provides necessary training to medical and dental personnel across all branches of military service while providing much-needed medical and dental care to underserviced areas in the United States.