Task Force Patriot physician assistant treats and teaches Afghan medics

By Spc. Edward Bates, (COMCAM)October 11, 2013

LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan, (Oct. 10, 2013)-U.S. Army 1st Lt. Victor Acevedo a physician assistant with 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, a native of Las Vegas, Nev., conducts a needle aspiration to drain a cyst on an Afghan National Army soldier's foot at Nangalam base, Kunar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by: Spc. Edward Bates/Released).
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan, (Oct. 10, 2013)-U.S. Army 1st Lt. Victor Acevedo a physician assistant with 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, a native of Las Vegas, Nev., conducts a needle aspiration to drain a cyst on an Afghan National Army soldier's foot at Nangalam base, Kunar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by: Spc. Edward Bates/Released). (Photo Credit: Spc. Edward Bates (COMCAM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan, (Oct. 10, 2013) - U.S. Army 1st Lt. Victor Acevedo, physician assistant with 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, a native of Las Vegas, Nev., speaks with Dr. Hanif Jabarkhail, 6th Kandak provider for 2nd Brigade's, 201st Corps., about a soldiers foot at Nangalam base, Kunar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc Edward Bates/ Released).
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan, (Oct. 10, 2013) - U.S. Army 1st Lt. Victor Acevedo, physician assistant with 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, a native of Las Vegas, Nev., speaks with Dr. Hanif Jabarkhail, 6th Kandak provider for 2nd Brigade's, 201st Corps., about a soldiers foot at Nangalam base, Kunar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Spc Edward Bates/ Released). (Photo Credit: Spc Edward Bates (COMCAM)) VIEW ORIGINAL
LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan, (Oct. 10, 2013) - U.S. Army 1st Lt. Victor Acevedo a physician's assistant with 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, a native of Las Vegas, Nev., conducts a needle aspiration to drain a cyst on an Afghan National Army soldier's foot at Nangalam base, Kunar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by: Spc. Edward Bates/Released).
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LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan, (Oct. 10, 2013) - U.S. Army 1st Lt. Victor Acevedo, a physician assistant with 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, and native of Las Vegas, Nev., conducts a short first aid class at Nangalam base, Kunar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013, as one Afghan soldier pretends to be a patient. (U.S. Army photo by: Spc. Edward Bates/Released).
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