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  • Air Guard Helps Provide Free Medical Care to Virgin Islands

    RED HOOK, Virgin Islands - Approximately 240 service members from across the United States provided no-cost health care to more than 2,000 Virgin Islands residents June 1-9.The event, spanning three islands and multiple locations, was the inaugural Virgin Islands Wellness Innovative Readiness

  • Idaho, Nevada Guard Offer Free Health Care to Tribal Members

    LAPWAI, Idaho - The Idaho and Nevada National Guard provided medical care to the Nez Perce and Shoshone-Paiute Tribes during the Operation Nimiipuu Health community health care partnership May 13-24. The Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training program enables service members to gain

  • Kentucky Guard Airlifts Materials for Arctic Circle Housing

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - More than 20 Kentucky Air National Guard Airmen deployed to Alaska in April to airlift 15 tons of homebuilding materials to the North Slope of Alaska to support needy communities.Maj. Nick Dobson, a pilot from Kentucky’s 165th Airlift Squadron, said the

  • Alaska Guard Helps Provide Free Health Care to Kodiak Residents

    KODIAK, Alaska - Alaska National Guardsmen from the 176th Wing and the 207th Aviation Troop Command based out of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson began Kodiak Arctic Care ‘24 on May 6, flying equipment and personnel to Kodiak.Kodiak Arctic Care, scheduled May 9-21, is part of the Department of

  • Massachusetts Guard Cyber Team Helps Town Check Security

    TEWKSBURY, Mass. – Four Massachusetts National Guard members worked with the Town of Tewksbury to identify weaknesses in their cybersecurity and suggest improvements.Two Soldiers and two Airmen conducted the assessments as part of the Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training program. The

  • New York Air Guard Medical Personnel Train at California Clinic

    COVELO, Calif. – Seventeen Air National Guard Airmen from New York’s 109th Airlift Wing spent two weeks in California providing free medical, dental and veterinary care at the Round Valley Indian Health Center.The Airmen from Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia, New York, participated in a

  • Alaska National Guard Helps Clear Oil Spill Response Site

    SHEPARD POINT, Alaska - When the Exxon Valdez grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound on March 24, 1989, more than 11 million gallons of heavy crude oil spilled into the sound, impacting about 1,300 miles of coastline. It took 14 hours for the onsite response and another 21 hours to place

  • IRT Hoosier Care Offers Free Medical Care to Community

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - An Innovative Readiness Training mission called IRT Hoosier Care provides vision exams, single-vision eyeglasses, dental exams and extractions and basic medical exams — including youth sports physicals — at no cost to the public June 7-14.Service members came from across the

  • National Guard provides medical treatment to tribes in Idaho, Nevada

    LAPWAI, ID -- Approximately 100 citizen-Soldiers and Airmen from the Arizona, Idaho, Minnesota and Nevada National Guards provided care for two Native American Tribes in Idaho and Nevada as part of Operation Nimiipuu Health, May 11-26.National Guardsmen provided medical, dental and optometry