Civil affairs team hosts first ever dental hygiene course in Tsakatalam Village
U.S. Airmen and Soldiers along with local dignitaries, students and healthcare providers take a group photo in commemoration of the first ever dental hygiene course in the village of Tsakatalam, Niger, Dec. 14, 2019. The U.S. Army 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Civil Affairs Team 219 deployed to Nigerien Air Base 201 partnered with local Agadez city dentist, Dr. Mahaman Aicha, to teach the Tsakatalam Primary School students for the first time how to properly brush and floss their teeth and the importance of good oral health. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)