31 Jul '16, 12pm

Providing no-cost medical, dental, optometry & vet. care to a vastly underserved community.

Providing no-cost medical, dental, optometry & vet. care to a vastly underserved community.

NORWICH, N.Y. - Service members from the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, active Navy, and Air National Guard came from across the nation, as far away as Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Texas to participate in a joint services mission in Norwich, N.Y., to provide world-class care to the people of Chenango County. The Greater Chenango Cares Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) event, which ran from July 15-24 at the Norwich High School, provides real-world training opportunities in a joint civil-military environment while allowing service members to provide no-cost medical, dental, optometry and veterinary care to a vastly underserved community. For one service member, it was more than a training mission, it was a labor of love. “I get chills just thinking about the fact that I was able to be a part of this, especially in uniform,” said Tech. Sgt. Lora “Lori” Olsen...

Full article: http://www.usar.army.mil/News/Display/Article/873010/one-...

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