CHEMERIL, Kenya -- August 15, 2006 -- A camel looks up form his drink from the Chemeril Dam oasis as a local man rides by on his bike.
Nearby, as part of Exercise Natural Fire, over 2000 sheep and goats were vaccinated against Sheep Pox and Pleural Pneumonia today at a Veterinary Civil Assistance Project (VETCAP) operated by U.S., Kenyan, Tanzanian and Ugandan veterinarians and doctors.
Natural Fire 2006, a 10-day multi-lateral training exercise involving Kenyan, Tanzanian, Ugandan and United States service members, ran Aug. 8-19 and was the largest combined exercise between Eastern African Community nations and the U.S to date. The exercise provided medical, civil and engineering civic affairs programs to rural areas in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya as well as held military to military training exercises, which helped all participants better respond to humanitarian crises. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roger S. Duncan)(RELEASED)