U.S., French partners hone medical evacuation readiness in Djibouti

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class David Rojas from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One, a maneuver unit of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, uses a stethoscope to listen to a patient’s heartbeat during a bilateral exercise with French forces in the Arta region, July 19, 2017. This bilateral training was the first execution of medical evacuation procedures with French military personnel and increases the ability of all participants to plan, communicate and execute complex operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class David Rojas from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One, a maneuver unit of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, uses a stethoscope to listen to a patient’s heartbeat during a bilateral exercise with French forces in the Arta region, July 19, 2017. This bilateral training was the first execution of medical evacuation procedures with French military personnel and increases the ability of all participants to plan, communicate and execute complex operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
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