American, Chadian medical professionals partner to treat patients, hone skills
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Peter Ray, a pediatric plastics and reconstructive surgeon, assigned to 3rd Medical Command Deployment Support in Forest Park, Ga., examines Owmar Aima with his father present during Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-3 at the Military Teaching Hospital in N'Djamena, Chad, May 5. The partnered medical equipment technicians will perform diagnostic tests and repair nonfunctional medical equipment. The mutually beneficial exercise offers opportunities for the partnered militaries to share best practices and improve medical treatment processes. (U.S. Army Africa photo by Staff Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti)