USARPAC Medical Readiness Exercise in Vietnam continues

By Staff Sgt. JoAnn MoravacJuly 14, 2009

Vietnamese Army Dr. (Capt.) Le Khac Hiep examines an elderly man during the third day of a Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Bac Ninh province of Vietnam, July 11. This is the first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, and is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and U.S. Army Pacific, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The MEDRETE is scheduled to end July 15.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Vietnamese Army Dr. (Capt.) Le Khac Hiep examines an elderly man during the third day of a Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Bac Ninh province of Vietnam, July 11. This is the first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, and is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and U.S. Army Pacific, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The MEDRETE is scheduled to end July 15. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. JoAnn Moravac) VIEW ORIGINAL
Dr. (Col.) Michael Sigmon, deputy surgeon, U.S. Army, Pacific, examines a child's abdomen during the third day of a Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Bac Ninh province of Vietnam, July 11. This is the first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, and is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and USARPAC, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The MEDRETE is scheduled to end July 15.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Dr. (Col.) Michael Sigmon, deputy surgeon, U.S. Army, Pacific, examines a child's abdomen during the third day of a Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Bac Ninh province of Vietnam, July 11. This is the first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, and is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and USARPAC, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The MEDRETE is scheduled to end July 15. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. JoAnn Moravac) VIEW ORIGINAL
Dr. (Maj.) Daniel Gruver, an optometrist assigned to the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, conducts  an eye examination for a local resident during the third day of a Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Bac Ninh province of Vietnam, July 11. This is the first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, and is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and USARPAC, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The MEDRETE is scheduled to end July 15.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Dr. (Maj.) Daniel Gruver, an optometrist assigned to the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, conducts an eye examination for a local resident during the third day of a Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Bac Ninh province of Vietnam, July 11. This is the first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, and is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and USARPAC, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The MEDRETE is scheduled to end July 15. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. JoAnn Moravac) VIEW ORIGINAL