U.S. Civil Affairs Conduct Anti-Poaching Training in Africa

Anti-poaching training in Tanzania. Photo by SGT Billy Allen, U.S. Army
Anti-poaching training in Tanzania. Photo by SGT Billy Allen, U.S. Army

Anti-poaching training is being conducted for Tanzanian park and game reserve rangers by members of the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA). Members of the U.S. Army’s 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion of the North Carolina National Guard have been conducting the training from July to September 2016 at the Rungwa Game Reserve in Tanzania.

Some of the topics covered in the training included combat patrolling, first aid, tracking, medical training, intelligence training, and more. Read more in “US Soldiers team with Tanzania rangers to combat poaching”Army.mil, September 12, 2016.

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