CAV medics keep busy in Paktya

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Written by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill Wednesday, 23 December 2009 22:08

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Joel Swenson, a combat medic from Sedro Woolley, Wash., with the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, treats a local Afghan child, Dec. 19, at Combat Outpost Deysie in Paktya province of eastern Afghanistan. The boy was hit by shrapnel after an unexploded ordinance detonated near him. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs) PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Joel Swenson, from Sedro Woolley, Wash., and Pfc. Pete Mehall, from Trumansburg, N.Y., both combat medics with the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, treat a local Afghan child Dec. 19 at Combat Outpost Deysie in Paktya province of eastern Afghanistan. The boy was hit by shrapnel after an unexploded ordinance detonated near him. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs)PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Pfc. Pete Mehall, a combat medic from Trumansburg, N.Y., with the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, treats a local Afghan child, Dec. 19, at Combat Outpost Deysie in the Paktya Province of eastern Afghanistan. The boy was hit by shrapnel after an unexploded ordinance detonated near him. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs)