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

(On far right) Lt. Col. Erica Himes, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Group veterinarian, spays a cat 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. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
(On far right) Lt. Col. Erica Himes, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Group veterinarian, spays a cat 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. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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CJTF-HOA civil affairs veterinarians assist in diminishing animal disease, overpopulation in Djibouti

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion (CAB) Functional Specialty Group (FXSP) veterinarians spayed, dewormed and immunized the cats of Caritas Djibouti here, Aug 30.

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