Saturday, December 8, 2007

US Navy health care in Cambodia

Residents from Kampong Cham, Kingdom of Cambodia and surrounding area villages wait for a doctor to see them during a Medical and Dental Civic Action Project conducted by Sailors and Marines from the forward deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) and the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) alongside with Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Nov. 26 - 29.


U.S. Navy Photo by MC3 (AW) Christian LemusHospital Corpsman 3rd Class Kristin M. McBeath, assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), holds a young girl, while her mother is examined by a medical officer.




U.S. Navy Photo by MC3 (AW) Christian LemusLt. Lance R. Henninger, Air Combat Element Flight Surgeon, assigned to combat units onboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), examines a patient during a Medical and Dental Civic Action Project alongside Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the Kampong Cham region of Cambodia.



U.S. Navy Photo by MC2(SW) Mark R. Alvarez



A young boy plays with a tongue depressor after he was examined by Navy doctors.



U.S. Navy Photo by MC3 (AW) Christian LemusLt. Cmdr. Anne Monasky performs a dental procedure during a dental civil action project, Nov. 28.



U.S. Navy Photo by MC2



(SW) Mark R. AlvarezLt. Javier Agraz and HM3 Kristin M. McBeath, both assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), apply medication to a patient's burns.



U.S. Navy Photo by MC3 (AW) Christian Lemus


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