Byline: Amanda DeBard, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Thousands of uninsured or underinsured Virginians are expected to line up this weekend for free medical, dental and vision care when the Remote Area Medical (RAM) Volunteer Corps stops off in Wise County in the mountainous southwestern part of the state.
RAM is a nonprofit, volunteer-based relief organization that travels across the impoverished Appalachian regions of Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia providing free eye exams and glasses, dental checkups and teeth pulling, medical services, veterinary care and technical and educational assistance.
Wise County residents nine years ago requested that RAM come to the county, and it has visited every year since. This year's event, at the county fairgrounds from July …