October 15, 2016

Ohio River Medical Mission


The Ohio River Medical Mission was a 10 day medical mission undertaken outside of Pomeroy Ohio by partners from the U.S. Department of Defense, Meigs County, the State of Ohio, and local organizations. The mission was hosted at Meigs Local High School and the Meigs County Fairgrounds (veterinary services). All medical and veterinary services were provided by the 7241st Medical Supply Unit from Lexington Kentucky, and the 24th Medical Detachment from Fort Bragg North Carolina. This mission was made possible thorough the Innovative Readiness Program.

During the 10 day mission, 1,966 human patients and 986 animals received health care services. The combined value of the services provided was $739,357. To support this mission, 390 volunteers provided 3,357 hours of service, with a total value to the community of $77,467.

Ohio River Medical Mission – Executive Summary

Additional information about the mission and it’s outcomes can be found in the videos and documents found below.



ORMM Summary (PDF)


ORMM Lessons Learned (PDF)


Ohio River Medical Mission – Story Video (11 minutes)

Ohio River Medical Mission – Community Video (2 minutes)