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Army Reserve medical personnel improve readiness serving local communities
August 2, 2018
Spc. Kodjo Koukoua, an Army Reserve optical laboratory specialist assigned to 7252nd Medical Support Unit, is processing new eye prescriptions for eyeglass fabrication at Escontrias Early Childhood Center in Socorro, Texas. Koukoua is one of approximately 50 U.S. Army Reserve and U.S. Army Soldiers who are working in partnership with the Texas A&M Colonias program to provide medical care to El Paso County's underserved colonias population.

U.S. Army North building partnership, community relations on the border through innovative readiness training
June 30, 2017
During the Innovative Readiness Training, or IRT, a Soldier and civilian dental hygienist examine a local resident in Laredo, Texas, at the Larga Vista Community Center June 27. The mission builds partnerships between US communities and the Department of Defense by addressing public health and infrastructure needs.

Army North’s Army Reserve Engagement Cell medics step up to serve low-income communities
June 29, 2017
Army Maj. Jennifer Meadows, a Reserve Soldier with the 7226th Medical Support Unit, examines the eyes of Armando Corona inside the El Cenizo Community Center June 20. Nearly 200 Soldiers and five Navy opticians participated in an Innovative Readiness Training mission to provide free medical care and other services to economically distressed colonias in the Laredo area near the Texas-Mexico border.