US Soldiers provide veterinarian assistance

A young Djiboutian boy herds goats toward U.S. Soldiers with the 418th Civil Affairs Battalion Function Specialty Unit (FxSP) in a rural area outside of Dikhil, Djibouti, April 3, 2017. As part of their veterinarian assistance mission, FxSP members administered anti-parasitic medication to ward off the parasites that steal the animal’s nutrients and energy, increasing their survivability during the dry summer months. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
A young Djiboutian boy herds goats toward U.S. Soldiers with the 418th Civil Affairs Battalion Function Specialty Unit (FxSP) in a rural area outside of Dikhil, Djibouti, April 3, 2017. As part of their veterinarian assistance mission, FxSP members administered anti-parasitic medication to ward off the parasites that steal the animal’s nutrients and energy, increasing their survivability during the dry summer months. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
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