Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Amy Wieser Willson, North Dakota Army National Guard
Staff Sgt. Ray Novak (right), with the 356th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, leads a class on drop zone operations for Cameroon army paratroopers Feb. 21, at Regiment du Genie Headquarters outside the city of Douala, Cameroon. Novak is among more than 150 U.S. service members working with nearly 600 Cameroon and Central African partner militaries to enhance aerial resupply, patient treatment and medical readiness procedures.
An annual U.S. Army Africa exercise, Central Accord 2013 began Feb. 20 and will conclude by March 1 following a three-day field training exercise that will implement lessons learned.