Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

A Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldier with Ugandan Battle Group 22, carries a simulated casualty to a safer location during a medical exercise at Camp Singo, Uganda, March 3, 2017. Up to 25 percent of deaths on the battlefield are preventable. Administering swift medical attention on the battlefield and in transport greatly improves the survival rate of casualties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
A Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldier with Ugandan Battle Group 22, carries a simulated casualty to a safer location during a medical exercise at Camp Singo, Uganda, March 3, 2017. Up to 25 percent of deaths on the battlefield are preventable. Administering swift medical attention on the battlefield and in transport greatly improves the survival rate of casualties. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) is preparing Ugandan Battle Group 22 (UGABAG 22) for a spring 2017 deployment in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), with a 12-week training course at Camp Singo, Uganda.