18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) participates in Radford High School's 2nd Annual Health Fair
HONOLULU— The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) participated in the Radford High School’s second annual health fair as part of the unit’s community outreach program, Feb. 13, 2014.
Clinical Services medical Soldiers designed a booth for the Radford High School health service’s students intended to increase the students knowledge on body mass index (BMI), sugar intake, heart health and different types of healthy activities such as jump roping.
Lt. Col. Rebekah Sarsfield, an 18th MEDCOM (DS) nurse, explains different nutritional facts to Brianna Bell, a Radford High School Health Services student, during the school's second annual health fair, Feb. 13, 2014.
As part of the 18th MEDCOM (DS) sponsorship program with Radford High School, the unit coordinated, planned, and presented a medical awareness booth, staffed by the unit’s nurses, as a way to engage with students interested in the health services field.
Lt. Col. Stephanie Latimer, the 18th MEDCOM (DS) Licensed Clinical Social Worker, along with Master Sgt. Rodney Cowden, an 18th MEDCOM (DS) senior medic, hold a jump rope competition with health services students during the Radford High School second annual health fair, Feb. 13, 2014.
The 18th MEDCOM (DS) uses its sponsorship program with Radford High School, as a medium to engage with and inform students in the Health Services Career Pathway to the military medicine. This gives the students an opportunity to ask questions and receive input from individuals in the medical profession.