U.S. Soldiers render aid to car accident victims (2) of (4)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gregory Williams with the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion, uses a satellite phone to contact local emergency services at the scene of a vehicle accident south of We’a Djibouti, March 28, 2017.  The accident occurred in rural area with no cellphone coverage and medical first responders had not yet been contacted when U.S. service members arrived on scene. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gregory Williams with the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion, uses a satellite phone to contact local emergency services at the scene of a vehicle accident south of We’a Djibouti, March 28, 2017. The accident occurred in rural area with no cellphone coverage and medical first responders had not yet been contacted when U.S. service members arrived on scene. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
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