Deputy Commander speaks to residents during health clinic opening
Rear Adm. Alexander Krongard, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa deputy commander, speaks to Sankal, Djibouti, residents during the opening remarks for the Sankal Health Clinic opening ceremony Feb. 13, 2014. The $322,000 facility includes a, maternity center, living quarters for duty nurses, an incinerator and three cisterns. Solar panels were also installed for electricity, and a water distribution system was connected to the village's existing water supply system. Krongard referred to the facility as a stepping stone in support of the universal human desire for good health.