There are parts of the world where survival comes only by the hands and hearts of the people who strive for it. But without proper knowledge, that survival is sometimes threatened. A group of professionals from Combined Joint Task Force -- Horn of Africa shared some of their knowledge during trauma care training hosted by World Health.
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines gathered to take part in a week-long Field Sanitation Team Training course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 13-17, 2017.
The American Red Cross opened the doors to its first station in Africa, September 28, as part of an ongoing effort to provide quality service to military members and civilian employees at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
The station, dedicated solely to Camp Lemonnier personnel, will enable the Red Cross to bring previously unavailable capabilities to the military installation and its personnel.
"The Red Cross will provide training on health and safety, disaster preparedness and readines
Djiboutian military medical professionals joined their Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) counterparts for a week-long medical seminar to share basic lifesaving skills at the Djibouti Ministry of Defense Health Service facility in Djibouti City.
This engagement, which ran July 3-8, 2011, focused on how the Djiboutian and U.S militaries practice medicine for their soldiers in a combat environment.
"This seminar instills confidence -- not just confidence in th
The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably one of the most revered institutions within the U.S. Department of Defense. So, when Combined Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership recently welcomed members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) into the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course, it was a distinct honor.