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Default Air Force Logo Census joins Operation Lone Star
When customers walk into the Medical Innovative Training Team Sites (MIRTTS) that form the medical service arm of this year's Operation Lone Star, they all expect to see quality medical personnel. For some, seeing a table set up with information about the upcoming U.S. Census seems a bit out of place. Improving the accuracy of the census count in
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Chilean Military Air Force Lt. Col. Alger Rodo, a specialist in colorectal surgery, and Maj. Raul Berrios, a thoracic surgeon discuss with State Guard Capt. Wood, medical brigade, triage procedures at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo High School. The surgeons participate in an international exchange program between the State of Texas and the Republic of Chile during Operation Lone Star held at Pharr, Texas, July 29, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Elizabeth Gilbert) Texas State partnership with Chilean Military
Once again, Operation Lone Star has enticed international medical participants from Czech Republic and Chile. The Chilean Military sent two doctors, Air Force Lt. Col. Alger Rodo, a specialist in colorectal surgery, and Maj. Raul Berrios, a thoracic surgeon. They are both part of an international exchange program between the State of Texas and the
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Default Air Force Logo Clinic sees steady flow at mid-week
The Dr. Javier Saenz Middle School Medical Innovative Readiness Training Team Site (MIRTTS) continued with a steady flow of customers as it reached the half-way point in the first week of Operation Lone Star 2009. At noon Wednesday, the MIRTTS was on track to continue their average of about 340 visitors daily over the first two days. "We've had a
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The new mascot of the Texas Medical Command named "Stella", Italian for star stands ready with a new bandana sporting a K-9 patch and the Warrant Officer One rank. Stella is a black lab mix who was rescued while living outside in the heat at the Texas Guard Armory in Wesleco, Texas, during Operation Lone Star.  Operation Lone Star is a Joint Civilian/Military Medical mission offering free Medical and Dental care to the region. Weslaco,Texas, 28 July 2009.(USAF Photo by Master Sgt. Michael Lachman) New Soldier recruited at Operation Lone Star
Outside of the Texas National Guard Armory in Weslaco, Texas, a citizen soldier with a friendly demeanor but performs security checks around the building. Operation Stella is a unique mission derived from Operation Lone Star where this faithful guard was invited to be a new recruit into Texas National Guard. Army Warrant Officer Stella, a Labrador
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Warrant Officer Marika Bilkova of the Czech Republic Medical Team performs an eye exam while U.S.Army Lt. Colonel Skip Jones watches over her, during Operation Lone Star at Raul A. Besteiro Jr. Middle School. Operation Lone Star is a Joint Civilian/Military Medical mission offering free Medical and Dental care to the region. Brownsville,Texas, July 27, 2009.(USAF Photo by Master Sgt. Michael Lachman) Operation Lone Star goes international
A small handful of doctors and medical students are giving an international persona to Operation Lone Star this week at the Brownsville Medical Innovative Readiness Training Team Site (MIRTTS). Two doctors and three medical students from the Czech Republic Army are here observing the Texas Military Forces and state and local health agencies during
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U.S. Army Sgt. Samantha Davila prepares to get a little blood  for a blood glucose check at the Medical Innovative Readiness Team Site (MIRTS) located at the LaSara Community Resource Center in LaSara, Texas during Operation Lone Star.  Operation Lone Star is a Joint Civilian/Military Medical mission offering free Medical care to the region,  29 July 2009.(USAF Photo by Master Sgt. Michael Lachman) Mobile Mini MIRTT goes to Lasara
Eight Texas Army National Guardsmen and One Czech Republic Army general practitioner observer relocated from the Brownsville Medical Innovative Readiness Training Team Site (MIRRTS) to a Mobile Mini MIRTTS in Lasara today."Yesterday we packed, loaded our equipment and personnel to recon the site, and met the state and local public health agencies
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Default Air Force Logo OLS offers students new state-required immunizations
South Texas students can look to Operation Lone Star to ensure they are up-to-date on their required immunizations as they prepare for the start of a new school year. Texas added five vaccines to the list of shots required for the 2009-2010 school year, and all five and more are available at each of the Medical Innovative Readiness Training Team
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Default Air Force Logo Guardsman shows care to children of residents
During Operation Lone Star, parents wait to see a physician, a dentist, get vaccinations, go to a vision screening, go to the pharmacy and the list goes on, while the kids struggle to listen and keep themselves busy. Though OLS is a great service to the local Brownsville residents, it can put a strain on their children who have to wait in line
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Default Air Force Logo Student nurses participate in OLS 09
Over the next two weeks, over 300 uniformed military men and woman will be descending on the Southern region of Texas with one mission in mind: to assist the local civilian health care agencies to provide free, professional, non-emergency health care to anyone in need.Operating out of nine Medical Readiness Training Sites (MRTS) scattered
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Maj. Alton Stewart from San Antonio Medcom, Capt. Eric Eliason from Camp Mabry Austin, and Sgt Keleigh Estes from Houston Medcom stock the pharmacy at the Raymondville, TX clinic for Operation Lone Star, July 26, 2009. (U.S. Air Force by Tech Sgt Charles Hatton) Operation Lone Star 2009 kicks off in Raymondville
Day one of Operation Lone Star 2009 at Raymondville High School opened it's doors at 8 a.m. today, and it wasn't long before visitors started to arrive.Customers were signing in and having their vitals checked as volunteers and staff made final preparations for the week-long clinic."Day one is usually the roughest," said Texas Army National Guard
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