United States Forces-Afghanistan
December 9, 2008
Release Number 20080912-03
ANSF, Coalition forces provide medical assistance to more than 900 Afghans in Kandahar province
KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition forces medics provided medical treatment to more than 900 Afghan villagers in Qalat District, Kandahar province, Dec. 5-6.
With the assistance of district government officials, the combined forces medical team treated a variety of illnesses including the flu and other cold weather related ailments. Medications and toys were distributed to patients.
“The operation is an example of the future of Afghanistan where Afghan citizens, government officials, medical and security forces all work together to improve Afghan well-being,” said Col. Jerry O’Hara, a U.S. Forces Afghanistan spokesperson.