July 2008

Building Trust: Okinawa-Based Marines and Sailors Help Cambodians

Volume 91, Issue 7

A team of 24 Navy medical personnel and Marines attached to 3d Medical Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 35, Third Marine Logistics Group, Okinawa, Japan, set up a medical and dental civil action program in Thmar Pouk, Cambodia, near the Thailand border April 26.

The team worked with two civilian doctors, a Cambodian eye surgeon and a U.S. Public Health Service dentist. Royal Cambodian Armed Forces doctors also worked alongside the Americans while RCAF medical assistants helped with patient flow.

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