716th Engineer Company in Haiti
Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Eugene
Spc. Robert Page, 716th Engineer Company, and Pvt. Nathaniel Cadel, Belizean Defense Force, discuss the best course of action for applying a ridge cap to the roof of a three room school currently under construction at Upper Poteau Haiti, May 28, 2011. Fifty-eight Reserve Soldiers from the 716th teamed up with the Belizean engineers in Haiti to help build two medical clinics, the school and one latrine facility as part of Task Force Bon Voizen, translation “Good Neighbor.” The Task Force deploys U.S. military engineers and medical professionals to Haiti for training, and to provide humanitarian services, which includes staffing three medical clinics and one dental clinic between April 28 and June 25 in the Artibonite Department. Task Force Bon Voizen, New Horizons Haiti 2011, is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored, U.S. Army South conducted, joint foreign military interaction/humanitarian exercise under the command of the Louisiana National Guard.
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