Military Medical Professionals Arrive in Alaska for Arctic Care:CAMP DENALI, Alaska

Military aircraft carrying participants for Arctic Care 2012 arrived in Alaska for the largest recurring joint military medical readiness and logistics training exercise.

Medical professionals from the Arizona and Colorado National Guard, Army Reserves and Navy Reserves began arriving from the lower 48 as early as April 2.

They are joined by active duty military, Alaska National Guardsmen and host support from the Norton Sound Health Corporation.

With more than 250 military medical professionals traveling to Nome to provide care in 16 remote locations to under-served populations,accountability of personnel is crucial to ensuring safety during the two-week mission and is accomplished through the Joint Reception Staging Onward Movement Integration or JRSOI.