Nine Airmen from the 303rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron (ERQS) collected and distributed nearly 400 pairs of donated shoes as well as 25 boxes of donated clothing and baby supplies to people at the Caritas Djibouti Clinic, Djibouti, May 4, 2014.
The Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Religious Affairs Office, organizes frequent trips to Caritas Djibouti. The periodic visits are part of an ongoing effort to interact with religious leaders of different faiths in the local communities. This allows service members to make an impact on the locals and share experiences with the children who visit the mission daily.
Time is of the essence when it comes to someone sustaining life-threatening injuries in a deployed location. With the capabilities provided by a combat search and rescue team, time is on their side knowing they are there when we need them the most.
Twenty five service members from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa distributed donated shoes, clothes, toys and school supplies to Djiboutian children Oct. 12, 2014, at the Caritas Djibouti Clinic.
Preparing for a deployment can be a challenging, stressful and exciting task. There are multiple check lists to finish, appointments, briefings and goodbyes to make.