In a collapsed building muffled cries can be faintly heard through a small hole in a concrete wall. Rescuers work frantically to cut through it and reach a trapped girl. Timing is everything, and the team has to work quickly and safely to get her out alive.
Training and preparation play a huge role in any rescue, and members of the 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion and 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron teamed up with 30 members of the Kenya Disaster Response Unit to share knowledge and
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — Who hasn’t bought a souvenir from a place they have traveled? Trinkets that remind them of somewhere they visited during their military career.
For some people, making and selling souvenirs is a livelihood, and it is how they provide for their families.
In an effort to bring a taste of Africa to camp and boost morale for those deployed here, the 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion worked with the local community to bring 12 vendors to sell