U.S., Chadian biomed technicians rely on expertise of one another during MEDREX 19-1
190222-Z-HD557-001.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. Brandon Ames

N'DJAMENA, Chad - Spc. Vanessa Yonkers, Biomedical Equipment Specialist with the 248th Field Hospital, 3rd Medical Command Deployment Support, troubleshoots a steam sterilizer with Djenaissem Bekoutou, a biomedical technician, at the Military Teaching Hospital in N’Djamena, Chad during Medical Readiness Exercise 19-1. This medical readiness exercise is the first this year in an annual series of medical readiness exercises that U.S. Army Africa facilitates within a variety of countries on the African continent, providing an opportunity for the partnered militaries to share best practices and improve medical treatment processes. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Brandon Ames)


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