U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Bryce Piper/Released 110301-M-0000M-002.jpg
Mar 1, 2011
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marco Mendoza, a corpsman with Battalion Landing Team 3/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Regimental Combat Team 8, explains medicine dosage to a local farmer through an interpreter during a Community Health Initiative in Kakar village, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Mar. 1, 2011. U.S. Marines and sailors with Battalion Landing Team 3/8, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Regimental Combat Team 8, and Dr. Rahmat Gul from Geresk Hospital conducted the CHI to establish relationships between local residents and local doctors as well as to show Afghans the benefits of supporting the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan instead of the Taliban insurgency. Elements of 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit deployed to Afghanistan to provide regional security in Helmand province in support of the International Security Assistance Force.
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