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Aid for Afghanistan


Multiple locations in Afghanistan
December 3, 2002

U.S. Army Spc. Jessica Shank, Task Force 44, 339th Combat Support Hospital, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, dispenses de-worming medication to a Afghan boy as U.S. Army Sgt. Christina Richey, same unit, holds him still during a Medical Civil Assistance Program (MEDCAP) held at the village of Deh Baha Ali Dec. 3, 2002. MEDCAP’s are providing free medical and dental care to some of the local villages in Afghanistan. They also provide literature on the dangers of unexploded ordnance and why the U.S. is herein their country.U.S. Army Spc. Jessica Shank, Task Force 44, 339th Combat Support Hospital, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, dispenses de-worming medication to a Afghan boy as U.S. Army Sgt. Christina Richey, same unit, holds him still during a Medical Civil Assistance Program (MEDCAP) held at the village of Deh Baha Ali Dec. 3, 2002. MEDCAP’s are providing free medical and dental care to some of the local villages in Afghanistan. They also provide literature on the dangers of unexploded ordnance and why the U.S. is here in their country. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steve Faulisi


On Nov. 30, 2002, Lt. Col. Wendy Leland of the 4-50th Civil Affairs Battalion distributes school supplies to children in the village of Charikar. Leland and other soldiers from the 4-50th Civil AffairOn Nov. 30, 2002, Lt. Col. Wendy Leland of the 4-50th Civil Affairs Battalion distributes school supplies to children in the village of Charikar. Leland and other soldiers from the 4-50th Civil Affairs Battalion delivered and passed out the supplies at the school called Qal E Sahara. The school supplies were donated by various organizations from the United States. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jerry T. Combes


An Afghan interpreter working with U.S. military personnel, demonstrates the dangers of unexploded ordnance to Afghan children during a Medical Civil Assistance Program ,MEDCAP, held at the village ofAn Afghan interpreter working with U.S. military personnel, demonstrates the dangers of unexploded ordnance to Afghan children during a Medical Civil Assistance Program (MEDCAP) held at the village of Deh Baha Ali Dec. 3, 2002. MEDCAP’s are providing free medical and dental care to some of the local villages in Afghanistan. They also provide literature on the dangers of unexploded ordnance and why the U.S. is here in their country. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steve Faulisi



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