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Montana, NM, Arizona Guard Provide Health Care on Reservation
August 29, 2023
Over 100 service members from the Montana, Arizona and New Mexico National Guard, U.S. Army Reserves, U.S. Public Health Service and U.S. Air Force conducted medical operations for two weeks in August to support of the 2023 Walking Shield Innovative Readiness Training at the Fort Belknap Reservation, Montana.

Massachusetts Guard Cyber Team Helps Town Check Security
August 16, 2023
Lt. Col. Chris Elgee, team lead and cyber officer with the Massachusetts National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters, briefs leaders of the Guard and local and state officials on a cyber assessment of the Town of Tewksbury by the Massachusetts National Guard. Two Guard Soldiers and two Airmen worked with Tewksbury officials to identify weaknesses in their cybersecurity and suggest how it could be improved.

New York Air Guard Medical Personnel Train at California Clinic
August 2, 2023
U.S. Air Force Capt. Jessica Alves, a medical specialist assigned to the 109th Airlift Wing, New York Air National Guard, works with a patient during an Innovative Readiness Training mission in Covelo, California, June 16, 2023. IRT missions offer no-cost medical care to U.S. communities while providing hands-on experience to service members.

Alaska National Guard Helps Clear Oil Spill Response Site
August 1, 2023
Alaska Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Robert Neff, an engineering craftsman from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron, cuts a tree as part of an Innovative Readiness Training project at Shepard Point near Cordova, Alaska, July 26, 2023. Twelve 176th Wing Guardsmen are clearing a 5.5-acre site for the Shepard Point Marine Tribal Transportation Oil Spill & Marine Casualty Response Facility.

IRT Hoosier Care Offers Free Medical Care to Community
June 8, 2023
Senior Airman Blessed Velasquez, left, and Airman 1st Class Samantha Heaton, right, both optometry technicians at Joint Base San Antonio, set up a horopter at the Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club in Terre Haute, Ind., June 6, 2023. Service members from across the globe are participating in an Innovative Readiness Training mission called IRT Hoosier Care that provides no-cost medical, dental and vision services to the public.

New Hampshire Guard Serves Kids’ Dental Needs
January 10, 2023
A New Hampshire Army National Guard dental team confers with Andrea Iasillo of the Manchester Health Department in a mobile dental clinic Jan. 7, 2023, at Beech Street Elementary School. From left are Spc. Hayley Minahan, Lt. Col. Christopher Fauver, Sgt. Katie Lindh, and Maj. Jacob Ayers.

Virginia, Massachusetts Guard Support Free Clinic in Georgia
September 9, 2022
Virginia and Massachusetts National Guard Soldiers and Airmen supported a free health clinic offering vision, dental and other basic medical services Aug. 3-18, 2022, in the Columbus, Georgia, area. The clinic was part of the Department of Defense-funded Innovative Readiness Training program.

Pennsylvania Airmen serve nearly 5,000 meals in IRT project
August 13, 2021
Air and Army National Guardsmen from Pennsylvania and New Hampshire planned, ordered, prepared and served nearly 5,000 meals to more than 200 military service members participating in the Central Delaware Partnership for Hope, an Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) project where service members offered no-cost health care to members of the Dover community in August 2021.