15th MEU Conducts Humanitarian Assistance Operation

10 Nov 2001 | Lance Cpl. Matthew J. Decker, USMC

Djibouti Humanitarian Assistance Operation --Marines and Sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) from the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) provided humanitarian assistance to the people of Hol-Hol for a week while the remainder of the ARG continued to support Operation Enduring Freedom in the North Arabian Sea.  The Marines and Sailors treated almost 1,700 medical and dental patients, installed generators, solar panels and sanitation systems, and trained Djboutian Army medics.
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