U.S. service members share dental hygiene tips at local orphanage

U.S. Army Soldiers with the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) and U.S. Marines with with the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (VMM-161) volunteered to teach children oral hygiene basics at Caritas Orphanage, Djibouti, March 7, 2022. The oral hygiene course consisted of brushing and flossing teeth, identifying cephalic body parts and learning basic oral hygiene practices.



By Senior Airman Blake Wiles Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Djbouti, Djbouti Mar 15, 2022
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U.S. Army Soldiers with the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) and U.S. Marines with the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (VMM-161) volunteered to teach children oral hygiene basics at Caritas Orphanage, Djibouti, March 7, 2022. The oral hygiene course consisted of brushing and flossing teeth, identifying cephalic body parts and learning basic oral hygiene practices. Members with the 403rd CAB support Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa by specializing in strengthening partnerships throughout East Africa. The 403rd CAB offers the oral hygiene class weekly and helps between 60-185 children per class. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Blake Wiles) 

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