This convoy included not only the HA, MEDCAP
and logistics necessary for sustained operations, but also the armored vehicles to be delivered to the air assault element once they had secured their initial objective.
Captain Sharon Moss, 39, from the US Air Force's 435th Medical Group at Ramstein Air Base in Germany was the nurse involved in this latest MEDCAP
are formed around the three themes of dental, medical, or veterinarian assistance.
During the MEDCAP
, the joint-service team administered the de-worming medication Albendazole, over-the-counter drugs for minor ailments, and provided acute care to more than 2,000 people.
They also supported combat logistics patrols for the 710th BSB, route-clearing missions with engineers and military police, security and reconnaissance missions with the 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment (4-25 Field Artillery), and dozens of MEDCAPs
Since then, CJTF-HOA personnel have built numerous schools, clinics and hospitals; conducted dozens of MEDCAPs
, DENCAPs and VETCAPs; drilled and refurbished more than 113 wells; and trained in collaboration with most Partner nation militaries.
These short-term clinics are referred to as civil action programs (CAPs), or, more specifically, MEDCAPs
(medical), VETCAPs (veterinary), and DENCAPs (dental), according to the services offered.
Humanitarian Assistance (HA): HA (including MEDCAPs
and VETCAPs) may be a useful means for providing patronage, since it involves a stream of resources that intermediate-patrons can distribute to their clients and it closely resembles traditional patronage practices.
For liver support, I recommend Liver Extende, which is a sarsaparilla and artichoke complex; Hepol from Projoba and Medcaps DPO from Xymogen, as well as alpha-lipoic acid, glutathione, and other glutathione precursors.
Since the current LCE team deployed to Sulu in late July, more than 1,700 patients have received care via MEDCAPs
and other medical outreach programs.
It's been wonderful to be able to help on a human level, and to learn what the Navy's capable of," said LTJG Kathryn Phillips, an embarked Pacific Partnership nurse who participated in a majority of the MEDCAPs
This element can also perform security for area assessment teams or MEDCAPs