Images: VETCAP in Kenya [Image 3 of 80]
Photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel St. Pierre
Maj. Bradley Keough, a veterinarian field officer with the 448th Civil Affairs Battalion's functional specialty team, presents a certificate to a local veterinary assistant during a Veterinary Civic Action Program, or VETCAP, in Ngaremara, Kenya, Aug. 7, 2012. The VETCAP involved local civilians; the Kenyan military's medical battalion; a local veterinarian; a representative of the international organization Veterinaires Sans Frontieres-Suisse; and Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, or CJTF-HOA. CJTF-HOA participates in many VETCAPs across East Africa, aiming to help strengthen the capabilities of community based animal health workers, ensure livestock health, enhance agriculture and economic stability and develop trust and confidence with partner nations.