CJTF-HOA civil affairs veterinarians assist in diminishing animal disease, overpopulation in Djibouti

Lt. Col. Erica Himes, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Group veterinarian, covers a feline prior to performing a spaying who had been placed under general anesthesia at Caritas Djibouti, Aug. 30, 2017. Veterinarians from CJTF-HOA’s 443rd CAB FXSP perform medical care on animals throughout the Horn of Africa to both accomplish the mission of assisting partner nations maintain a secure, stable East Africa, and also to foster international partnerships and goodwill. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Lt. Col. Erica Himes, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Group veterinarian, covers a feline prior to performing a spaying who had been placed under general anesthesia at Caritas Djibouti, Aug. 30, 2017. Veterinarians from CJTF-HOA’s 443rd CAB FXSP perform medical care on animals throughout the Horn of Africa to both accomplish the mission of assisting partner nations maintain a secure, stable East Africa, and also to foster international partnerships and goodwill. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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