U.S. Army Capt. Shawn Basinger, a veterinarian assigned to the 438th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services, conducts training with Afghan citizens from the Farah Director of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock’s office in Farah province, Afghanistan, Dec. 1, 2012. The training was a joint effort between Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, the 438th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services (MDVS) and Special Operations Task Force – West to promote public health in Farah province. PRT Farah’s mission is to train, advise, and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district, and provincial levels in Farah province, Afghanistan. Their civil military team is comprised of members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup/released)
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