CJTF-HOA Civil Affairs team teaches local children oral hygiene, preventative care

Children use dental typodonts during an oral hygiene demonstration at Caritas Djibouti, a humanitarian organization in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Aug. 8, 2017. In support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s efforts to promote regional security and stability, the 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion functional specialty team conducted multiple oral hygiene instruction classes for approximately 60 children from the local area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
Children use dental typodonts during an oral hygiene demonstration at Caritas Djibouti, a humanitarian organization in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Aug. 8, 2017. In support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s efforts to promote regional security and stability, the 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion functional specialty team conducted multiple oral hygiene instruction classes for approximately 60 children from the local area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
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