Medics working at the hospital on Joint Base Balad are training Iraqi medics. As part of their program they are visiting a local Iraqi hospital and also hosting Iraqi healthcare providers in the Air Force Theater Hospital.
This is the kind of activity that will help get the domestic health care system stabilized and back on its feet. The better they are doing on their own, the sooner we can get our troops back home.
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