U.S. and Chad team up to treat patients in N’Djamena
Maj. Robert Laskowski (center), U.S. Army trauma surgeon and Commandante (Dr.) Serge, Chadian Armed Force general surgeon perform hernia surgery on a patient while Staff Sgt. Theresa Conner, Surgical Technician, assists, during MEDREX Chad 2023 held at the Garrison Military Hospital in N’djamena, Chad, 17 to 28 July 2023. Laskowski, with the U.S. Army Reserve’s 947th Forward Resuscitative Surgical Detachment and Conner, with the 1982nd Forward Resuscitative Surgical Detachment, are part of a team of 13 medical personnel partnering with medical professionals of the Chadian Armed Force to provide treatment to military and civilian patients in the community. MEDREX Chad 2023 is a medical training exercise, planned and executed by the United States Army Southern European Task Force, Africa, that allow military health specialists from the U.S. Army and their African Partners to exchange medical practices, procedures and techniques that build and strengthen treatment capabilities, resulting in lasting relationships between military partners. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Dave Thompson)

Photo by: Master Sgt. Dave Thompson |  VIRIN: 230718-A-JV645-3546.JPG