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Medical Expo shares resources, saves lives
May 22, 2017
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marvina Bealor, Naval Health Clinic Charleston hospital corpsman, performs triage during the second annual Lowcountry Medical Skills Expo here, May 17, 2017. Nearly 300 people from eight agencies trained on nine medical competencies including sutures, mass blood transfusions, IVs and litter carrying techniques during the expo.

Reservists brighten VA patients’ Christmas
December 15, 2016
Reservists from Joint Base Charleston made a special Christmas delivery to Veteran residents at the Charleston VA’s Patriot Harbor Community Living Center Dec. 14.“In light of the Christmas season we wanted to do something special for our local disabled Veterans that live at the Ralph H Johnson VAMC,” said Barbara Sosebee, 315th unit training manager. Sosebee requested a donation wish list from Cindy Ingels a recreation therapist at the Veterans hospital. Ingels provided Sosebee with a list of 19 inpatient residents of the VA’s Patriot Harbor CLC along with items they desired.The donations were impressive - 315th AW Reservists donated everything on the Veterans' wish list plus more.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Michael Dukes)