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European-African Military Nursing Exchange conference strengthens interoperability for Allied, partner nations

Lt. Lahadji Samir, a Comoros Armed Forces doctor, dresses a burn wound on U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ashley Fountain, 52nd Medical Group noncommissioned officer in charge of education and training, during a simulated exercise at the USAFE-AFAFRICA European-African Military Nursing Exchange Conference, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, May 24, 2024. This year’s conference featured talks from various international medical professionals, centered on the theme, ‘Advancing Military Medical Readiness and Interoperability.’ Nurses and medical professionals from 21 Allied and partner nations shared medical knowledge, innovative solutions and professional best practices.

PHOTO BY: Lt. Mary A. Andom
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