US Soldiers provide veterinarian assistance

A Djiboutian shepherd subdues his camel while U.S. Army 418th Civil Affairs Battalion Function Specialty Unit (FxSP) personnel treat his livestock during a veterinarian assistance mission outside of Ali Sabieh, Djibouti, March 28, 2017. The veterinarian assistance mission is intended to enhance the capabilities of local animal health workers, ensure animal herd well-being, and strengthen agricultural and economic stability, while fostering positive relationships between the U.S. and partner nations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
A Djiboutian shepherd subdues his camel while U.S. Army 418th Civil Affairs Battalion Function Specialty Unit (FxSP) personnel treat his livestock during a veterinarian assistance mission outside of Ali Sabieh, Djibouti, March 28, 2017. The veterinarian assistance mission is intended to enhance the capabilities of local animal health workers, ensure animal herd well-being, and strengthen agricultural and economic stability, while fostering positive relationships between the U.S. and partner nations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
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