Veterinarians Promote Livestock Health In Rural Djibouti
A local Djiboutian bids farewell to U.S. Soldiers with the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion, Functional Specialty Cell’s Veterinary Team, deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, who engaged local pastoralists to promote better herd health management and facilitate communication for further engagements during a Veterinary Civic Action Project (VETCAP) in Galafi, Djibouti, on Jan. 24, 2019. The purpose of Civil Affairs VETCAPs is to build relationships with local community animal health workers and the Djiboutian Ministry of Livestock via animal health surveillance and to improve knowledge, skills, livestock medicine, and best practices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Thomas Grimes)