Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Sean Dooley, functional specialty team officer in charge with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s 418th Civil Affairs Battalion, helps a Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldier assigned to Ugandan Battle Group 22 (UGABAG 22), triage a chest wound during a medical exercise at Camp Singo, March 3, 2017. The UPDF’s UGABAG 22 tested the skills they culminated earlier in their pre-deployment training such as nine-line medical evacuation, combat lifesaving techniques, and providing cover from an enemy during extractions. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Sean Dooley, functional specialty team officer in charge with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s 418th Civil Affairs Battalion, helps a Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldier assigned to Ugandan Battle Group 22 (UGABAG 22), triage a chest wound during a medical exercise at Camp Singo, March 3, 2017. The UPDF’s UGABAG 22 tested the skills they culminated earlier in their pre-deployment training such as nine-line medical evacuation, combat lifesaving techniques, and providing cover from an enemy during extractions. (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.