Chadian Col. Bakhit Saleh Harane, surgeon, and U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Michael Shotwell, general surgeon, assigned to 3rd Medical Command Deployment Support, perform a hernia surgery together during Medical Readiness Training Exercise 17-3 at the Military Teaching Hospital in N’Djamena, Chad, May 3. 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)