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    Appalachian Care 2019: joint medical training provides patient care to Virginia community [Image 3 of 5]

    Appalachian Care 2019: joint medical training provides patient care to Virginia community



    Photo by 1st Lt. Andrew Layton 

    110th Wing

    Capt. Brynt Ellis, medical administration officer, 127th Medical Group, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., Maj. Michael Sobran, chief of medical administration, 110th Medical Group, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Mich., Staff Sgt. Drew Chandler, health services technician, 110th MDG, and Tech Sgt. Trina Merrill, health services technician, 127th MDG, perform command and control functions for Innovative Readiness Training Appalachian Care 2019, Camp Bethel Ministries, Wise, Va., Aug. 22, 2019.

    Appalachian Care Innovative Readiness Training 2019 takes place Aug. 16-29, 2019, to care for the medically underserved communities of Wise, Virginia while simultaneously conducting deployment and readiness training for military personnel. Innovative Readiness Training is the only hands-on training opportunity authorized to operate within the U.S. During Appalachian Care IRT 2019, medical operations will be staged at one physical location at Wise County Fairgrounds. The Appalachian Care IRT 2019 team provides medical, dental, optometry and veterinary care to assist local health and municipal authorities in addressing underserved and unmet community health and civic needs. Units also conduct critical mission training and logistical movement in order to simulate hands-on deployment readiness operations and health care delivery in the time of crisis, conflict or disaster (Air National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Andrew Layton).



    Date Taken: 08.22.2019
    Date Posted: 08.24.2019 14:05
    Photo ID: 5696950
    VIRIN: 190822-F-VX133-714
    Resolution: 4424x3075
    Size: 3.42 MB
    Location: WISE, VA, US 

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