CJTF-HOA medical provides link to multinational efforts against East African VEOs

Members of the French air force and U.S. military members listen to the Military Tropical Medicine Course hosted by Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 9 – 11, 2017. The course was attended by German, French and Japanese military staff in addition to U.S. military and embassy representatives – fostering the unified actions and international partnerships in East Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Members of the French air force and U.S. military members listen to the Military Tropical Medicine Course hosted by Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and the Navy Medicine Professional Development Center at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 9 – 11, 2017. The course was attended by German, French and Japanese military staff in addition to U.S. military and embassy representatives – fostering the unified actions and international partnerships in East Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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