Coalition Teams Provide Medical Care in Farah City, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army surgeons, nurses and medics tend to a wounded Afghan national policeman on Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2012. The surgeons, nurses and medics are assigned to the 541st Forward Surgical Team and Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, which has a mission to train, advise and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in the province. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • Medical instruments await a team as they prepare a wounded Afghan national policeman for emergency surgery on Forward Operating Base, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • Members of the 541st Forward Surgical Team and Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah prepare to move an afghan national policeman to the operating table on Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2012.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army First Lt. Suzzane Laux, center, watches as U.S. Army Sgt. Sarah Fehlberg, right, prepares a wounded Afghan national policeman for emergency surgery on Forward Operating Base Farah, Nov. 20, 2012. Laux is an operating room nurse assigned to the 541st Forward Surgical Team and Fehlberg is an advanced trauma life-support medic. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • Members of the 541st Forward Surgical Team and Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah prepare a wounded Afghan national policeman for emergency surgery on Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2012.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • Members of the 541st Forward Surgical Team and Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah prepare to move a wounded Afghan national policeman to an advanced trauma life-support room on Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah City, Afghanistan, Nov. 20, 2012.  U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives