Coalition Medical Team Provides Care to Afghan Man on Farah Base

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah medics and medical evacuation personnel transfer an Afghan man from a UH-60 Black Hawk medevac helicopter to a vehicle on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment. The team's mission is to train, advise and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Laura Cook, right, checks an Afghan casualty as U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jennifer Kleve, left, removes the clothing on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2012. Cook, a physician's assistant, and Kleve, a medic, are assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • Medical personnel assess an Afghan man on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2012. The soldiers are assigned to the 541st Forward Surgical Team. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Suzanne Laux performs a laboratory exam to determine the blood type of an Afghan man on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2012. Laux, an operating room nurse, is assigned to the 541st Forward Surgical Team. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Elisabeth Yates, left, prepares to take a chest X-ray on an Afghan man on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2012. Yates, an intensive care nurse, is assigned to the 541st Forward Surgical Team. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew Manning, right, and U.S. Army Maj. Jason Hawksworth, left, place sutures in an Afghan man’s foot on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Dec. 26, 2012. Manning, an advanced trauma life support medic, and Hawksworth, a surgeon, are assigned to the 541st Forward Surgical Team. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Josh Ives