U.S. Army Africa MEDFLAG 09 Medical Visit Hhohho, Swaziland 090807
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HHOHHO, Swaziland – U.S. military medics partnered with Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force (USDF) and a Swaziland Public Health medical team to offer care to nearly 500 Swazi villagers during MEDFLAG 09.
The village, in the Swaziland’s Zinyane Province, was one of four villages the MEDFLAG team visited during the two-week exercise. The 35-member U.S. medical team arrived in Hhohho on Aug. 7 for a two-day visit.
U.S. Army Africa is conducting MEDFLAG 09, a joint and combined military exercise that supports U.S. Africa Command’s Theater Security Cooperation (TSC) strategy – which includes supporting African countries with medical capabilities.