U.S. Troops, Malawi Defense Forces Share Lifesaving Skills With Troops

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris Richey discusses Malawi Defense Force medics’ performance during a field training exercise that tested their combat lifesaver skills during MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. Richey is a medic assigned to the Army Reserve’s 399th Combat Support Hospital. DOD photo by Donna Miles
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris Richey observes Malawi Defense Force medics during a field training exercise testing their combat lifesaver skills as part of MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. Richey is a medic assigned to the Army Reserve’s 399th Combat Support Hospital. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jesse Houk
  • Malawi Defense Force medics apply combat lifesaving skills taught by U.S. Army soldiers during a field training exercise at MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. The soldiers are assigned to the Army Reserve’s 399th Combat Support Hospital. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jesse Houk
  • Malawi Defense Force medics apply combat lifesaving skills to a mock casualty based on training provided by U.S. Army soldiers during a field training exercise at MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jesse Houk
  • Malawi Defense Force troops get exposed to realistic combat scenarios during a field training exercise testing combat lifesaving skills during MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jesse Houk
  • U.S. Army Maj. Jack Twomey, an instructor during MEDREACH 11, describes the Malawi Defense Force troops’ performance to international observers following a field training exercise testing their combat lifesaving skills in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. Twomey is a nurse assigned to the 399th Combat Support Hospital. DOD photo by Donna Miles
  • U.S. Army soldiers, airmen and Malawi Defense Force troops participate in the closing ceremonies for MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jesse Houk
  • U.S. Army Col. Marcus De Oliveira praises the partnerships forged by U.S. military members and Malawi Defense Force troops who “accomplished every exercise objective and achieved far more than we asked of them” during MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. De Oliveira is chief of staff, for U.S. Army Africa. U.S. Army photo by Army Spc. Zachary Zimerman
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Shane Lammers stands in formation during closing ceremonies for MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. Lammers is assigned to the Illinois National Guard’s 404th Maneuver Enhanced Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jesse Houk
  • U.S. Army soldiers, airmen and Malawi Defense Force troops participate in the closing ceremonies for MEDREACH 11 in Lilongwe, Malawi, May 12, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jesse Houk