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About louisiana care irt

On July 10-24, 2017, the Louisiana Care IRT contingent comprised of National Guard and Reserve assets of the U.S. Armed Forces will deploy to the medically underserved communities of Louisiana to conduct deployment and readiness training for military personnel. Incidental to military readiness training, the Louisiana Care IRT team will provide medical, dental and optometry care to assist local health and municipal authorities in addressing underserved and unmet community health and civic needs. Units will also conduct critical mission training and logistical movement in order to simulate military/civilian humanitarian operations and health care delivery in the time of crisis, conflict or disaster.

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Service members give back to the community during IRT Louisiana Care 2017 July 20, 2017
Faces of the Force: Petty Officer 3rd Class Dumbuos Asigri July 14, 2017
Faces of the Force: Petty Officer 2nd Class Necorian Jones July 12, 2017
Marine Forces Reserve Strengthens Medical Readiness by serving Louisiana Parishes July 11, 2017
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Navy personal with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve and Expeditionary Medical Facility Camp Pendleton, prepare for dental procedures at Amite High School in Amite, La., during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017, July 15, 2017. MARFORRES units like 4th Dental Battalion are working closely with other medical units and services from across the country to provide medical, dental and optometry care to the local community at no cost to patients. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
Daniel Wilson, a patient attending Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017, smiles after getting his teeth inspected by a Navy Corpsman at Amite High School in Amite, La., July 15, 2017. Several of the patients attending the IRT came for dental services such as fillings, simple dental extractions, screenings for oral cancer and examinations for sports medicine injuries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
Navy Capt. Frederick Canby, commanding officer of 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, talks to corpsmen supporting Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at East Saint John High School in Reserve, La., July 15, 2017. Several of the patients attending the IRT came for dental services such as fillings, simple dental extractions, screenings for oral cancer and examinations for sports medicine injuries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
Air Force Capt. Matthew Stoltz, a physician assistant with 171st Air Refueling Squadron, examines the eyes of Kim Harrell-Jones, a patient attending Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017, at Amite High School in Amite, La., July 15, 2017. IRT Louisiana Care 2017 offers optometry, dental and medical care to the local community at no cost to patients. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystal Tao, a hospital corpsman with Expeditionary Medical Facility Camp Pendleton, tests the eyesight of Kathleen Giles, a patient attending Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017, at Amite High School in Amite, La., July 15, 2017. IRT Louisiana Care 2017 offers optometry, dental and medical care to the local community at no cost to patients. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
Navy Capt. Frederick Canby, commanding officer of 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, attends a mission overview meeting of Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at East Saint John High School in Reserve, La. July 15, 2017. During the meeting, leaders from MARFORRES and the Air National Guard discussed the accomplishments of the IRT so far, as well as future plans. MARFORRES units like 4th Dental Battalion are working closely with other medical units and services from across the country to provide medical, dental and optometry care to the local community at no cost to patients. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
Navy Capt. Roddy E. Miller, the senior dental expert with Expeditionary Medical Facility Camp Pendleton, talks to Marine Col. Christopher B. Snyder, the chief of staff for 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, at East Saint John High School in Reserve, La. for Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017, July 15, 2017. MARFORRES units like 4th Dental Battalion, 4th MLG are working closely with other medical units and services from across the country to provide medical, dental and optometry care to the local community at no cost to patients. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
Marine Col. Christopher B. Snyder, the chief of staff for 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, introduces himself during a mission overview meeting of Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at East Saint John High School in Reserve, La. July 15, 2017. During the meeting, leaders from MARFORRES and the Air National Guard discussed the accomplishments of the IRT so far, as well as future plans. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)
Marine Forces Reserve is filled with skilled warfighters that are not only ready to serve but also demonstrate what it means to be an outstanding civilian.  Petty Officer 3rd Class Dumbuos Asigri, a dental corpsman with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve	, is one of those skilled service members who balance a similar career in the U.S. Navy and the civilian sector.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Hasmed Machuca, a dental corpsman with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, prepares dental extraction equipment for sterilization during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at East St. John High School in Reserve, La., July 12, 2017. The Louisiana Care IRT event is a joint service medical mission that provides service members the opportunity to increase public awareness and understanding of the Marine Corps and Navy while increasing overall training and readiness. (Photo by U.S. Marine Corps Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/Released)
Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlotta Howard, a dental corpsman with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, packages dental extraction tools to be sterilized for use during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at East St. John High School in Reserve, La., July 12, 2017. This year’s IRT builds mutually beneficial civil-military partnerships between local communities to provide high quality, mission-essential training for service members and their units. (Photo by U.S. Marine Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/Released)
Air Force National Guardsmen and U.S. Navy personnel provide dental care during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at Assumption Community Center in Napoleonville, La., July 12, 2017. IRTs builds mutually beneficial civil-military partnerships between local communities and the military to provide high quality, mission essential training for service members and much needed medical care for civilians. (Photo by U.S. Marine Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/Released)
Air Force National Guardsmen and U.S. Navy personnel conduct a dental examination during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at Assumption Community Center in Napoleonville, La., July 12, 2017. The Louisiana Care Innovative Readiness Training event is a joint-service medical mission that provides the military with hands-on readiness training opportunities, while at the same time providing direct and lasting benefits to the residents of Louisiana. (Photo by U.S. Marine Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/ Released)
Petty Officer 3rd Class Dumbuos Asigri, a dental corpsman with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, examines X-rays for clarity during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at Assumption Community Center in Napoleonville, La., July 12, 2017. The Louisiana Care IRT event is a joint-service medical mission that provides service members the opportunity to increase public awareness and understanding of the Marine Corps and Navy while increasing overall training and readiness. (Photo by U.S. Marine Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/Released)
Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlotta Howard, a dental corpsman with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, replaces trays in a sterilization machine during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at East St. John High School in Reserve, La., July 12, 2017. The Louisiana Care Innovative Readiness Training event is a joint-service medical mission that provides the military with hands-on readiness training opportunities, while at the same time providing direct and lasting benefits to the residents of Louisiana. (Photo by U.S. Marine Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/Released)
RESERVE, La.-- Petty Officer 2nd Class Necorian Jones, a dental corpsman with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve talks about his dreams and aspirations and how the Navy helped guide him within his civilian and Naval career. Jones is participating in Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at East Saint John High School, July 10-24, 2017. The Louisiana Care IRT project is a joint service medical mission that provides service members the opportunity to increase public awareness and understanding of the Marine Corps and Navy, while increasing overall training and readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pvt. Samantha Schwoch / Released)
RESERVE, La. – Brig. Gen. Helen G. Pratt (left), the commanding general of 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, and Sgt. Maj. Lanette N. Wright (right), the sergeant major of 4th MLG, MARFORRES, discuss operations for the 2017 Louisiana Care Innovative Readiness project at East Saint John High School in Reserve, Louisiana on July 10, 2017. The Louisiana Care IRT event is a joint service medical mission that provides service members the opportunity to increase public awareness and understanding of the Marine Corps and Navy while increasing overall training and readiness. (Photo by U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released.)
Brig. Gen. Helen G. Pratt, the commanding general of 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, attends a briefing at East Saint John High School in Reserve, Louisiana on July 10, 2017. The Louisiana Care Innovative Readiness Training event is a joint-service medical mission that provides the military with “hands-on” readiness training opportunities, while at the same time providing direct and lasting benefits to the residents of Louisiana. (Photo by U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Ricardo Davila/Released.)
Petty Officer 2nd Class John Lagmay, a dental corpsman with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, sets up dental equipment in preparation for Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at East St. John High School in Reserve, La., July 11, 2017. The Louisiana Care Innovative Readiness Training event is a joint-service medical mission that provides the military with “hands-on” readiness training opportunities, while at the same time providing direct and lasting benefits to the residents of Louisiana. (Photo by U.S. Marine Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/Released.)
Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlotta Howard (right) and Petty Officer 2nd Class Yani Chu (left), dental corpsmen with 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, sterilize dental tools at East St. John High School as they prepare to provide services during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 in Reserve, La., July 11, 2017. The Louisiana Care Innovative Readiness Training is a joint-service medical mission that provides the military with “hands-on” readiness training opportunities, while at the same time providing direct and lasting benefits to the residents of Louisiana. (Photo by U.S. Marine Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/Released.)