US Soldiers provide veterinarian assistance

A Djiboutian shepherd waits in the rain for U.S. Soldiers with the 418th Civil Affairs Battalion Function Specialty Unit (FxSP) to treat her livestock in a rural area outside of Ali Sabieh, Djibouti, March 28, 2017. Livestock, such as goats and sheep are essential for the survival of nomadic people in the summer desert climate of east Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
A Djiboutian shepherd waits in the rain for U.S. Soldiers with the 418th Civil Affairs Battalion Function Specialty Unit (FxSP) to treat her livestock in a rural area outside of Ali Sabieh, Djibouti, March 28, 2017. Livestock, such as goats and sheep are essential for the survival of nomadic people in the summer desert climate of east Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
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