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    Cedar Rapids, IA Area

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    • Real World Medical Coverage of Army Training Events

      Real World Medical Coverage of Army Training Events

      Photo by Maj. A. Sean Taylor   |   Army Reserve Medical Command   |   05.10.2017

      FORT MCCOY, Wisconsin—U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. John Ludemann, a medic with the 7404th Troop Medical Clinic based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, bandaged a Soldier’s wrist during sick call operations on May 4, 2017. The 7404th TMC provided real world medical coverage for Soldier’s conducting combat training during Warrior Exercise 86-17-02 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Providing real world coverage......
      Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

    • Going Off-Road

      Going Off-Road

      Photo by Maj. A. Sean Taylor   |   Army Reserve Medical Command   |   05.08.2017

      FORT MCCOY, Wisconsin--Medical personnel from the 7456th Medical Backfill Battalion based in Des Moines, Iowa, ford a water obstacle during driver’s training at the Wheeled Vehicle Driving Course at Fort McCoy during Warrior Exercise 86-17-02 on May 6, 2017. The 7456th MBB trained and licensed personnel in order to better support operations in austere environments. The demonstrated......
      Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

    • Medic Training at Fort McCoy

      Medic Training at Fort McCoy

      Photo by Maj. A. Sean Taylor   |   Army Reserve Medical Command   |   05.07.2017

      FORT MCCOY, Wisconsin—Mr. Bill Ouellette with the McCoy Health Clinic instructs U.S. Army Reserve medics assigned to the 7403rd Troop Medical Clinic based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on suturing techniques during an annual training exercise (WAREX 86-17-02) at Ft. McCoy, Wisconsin. The 7403rd TMC trains medical personnel to be ready to deploy in support of military operations throughout the......
      Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

    • U.S. Army Reserve Weapons Qualification at Camp Dodge

      U.S. Army Reserve Weapons Qualification at Camp Dodge

      Photo by Maj. A. Sean Taylor   |   Army Reserve Medical Command   |   05.03.2017

      JOHNSTON, Iowa—U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 7456 Medical Backfill Battalion based in Des Moines, Iowa, participated in annual weapons qualification at Camp Dodge on April 25, 2017. The 7456th MBB trains medical personnel to be ready to deploy in support of military operations throughout the world. The demonstrated leadership, energy and execution of our Soldiers will ensure.......
      Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

    • Pinninng on the Iowa National Guard Medal of Merit

      Pinninng on the Iowa National Guard Medal of Merit

      Courtesy Photo   |   Joint Forces Headquarters, Iowa National Guard   |   04.11.2017

      Brig. Gen. Steve Altman, Deputy Commanding General for Maneuver, Iowa National Guard, pins the Iowa National Guard Medal of Merit on Spc. Lauren E. Kopetzky, a Soldier from Company C, 224th Brigade Engineer Battalion, Iowa Army National Guard based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, during a ceremony at the Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center, in Johnston, Iowa. Kopetzky was recognized for providing......
      Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

    • Life-saving efforts earn Iowa National Guard Soldier Medal of Merit

      Life-saving efforts earn Iowa National Guard Soldier Medal of Merit

      Story by Sgt. Christie Smith   |   Joint Forces Headquarters, Iowa National Guard   |   04.11.2017

      An Iowa Army National Guard Soldier was awarded the Iowa National Guard Medal of Merit during a ceremony on April 9 at the Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa, for her role in providing life-saving assistance to a stranger who had been shot just outside her apartment. Spc. Lauren E. Kopetzky, a multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer with Company C, 224th......
      Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

    • Fellow Red Bulls help ensure EIB success for final five

      Fellow Red Bulls help ensure EIB success for final five

      Story by Sgt. Christie Smith   |   Joint Forces Headquarters, Iowa National Guard   |   04.11.2017

      For something to be both prestigious and elite, it must also be elusive. This certainly applies to the Expert Infantry Badge (EIB). This badge, first awarded to Soldiers during WWII by Lt. Gen. Lesley J. McNair, commander of Army Ground Forces, is earned over a five-day period which includes more than 30 mentally- and physically-taxing events. On average, the EIB pass rate is just 18 percent.......
      Hometown: Iowa City, IA

    • Treating a 'head wound'

      Treating a 'head wound'

      Photo by Sgt. Christie Smith   |   Joint Forces Headquarters, Iowa National Guard   |   04.11.2017

      Spc. Benjamin Mineck (left) with Company B, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry, of Iowa City, Iowa, bandages a simulated head wound during the training phase of the U.S. Army’s Expert Infantry Badge (EIB) event at Camp Blanding in Starke, Fla. Iowa Army National Guard Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, and Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers with the......
      Hometown: Iowa City, IA