Photos

Getting in is always a lot easier; Lt Col Paul Legendre, DIMO cadre member, helps a Malawi student get out of the bed net during a demonstration.  Members of the Malawi Defence Force learn about mosquito protection during DIMO's Operational Preventive Medicine in Support of Deploying Forces; Lilongwe, Malawi, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Members of the Malawi Defence Force learn about mosquito protection during DIMO's Operational Preventive Medicine in Support of Deploying Forces course; Lilongwe, Malawi, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Students divide into small groups during Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) operational preventive medicine course.  Major Patrick Keller, USAF and Dr. Lynn Lawry, the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, guide students in discussions; Lilongwe, Malawi, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
During DIMO's operational preventive medicine course, students discussed deployment site selection and reviewed handouts to indentify harmful snakes and reptiles; Lilongwe, Malawi, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
DIMO cadre instructed Malawi Defence Force medical personnel on elements of operational preventive medicine through the continuum of in-garrison, pre-deployment, deployment and post-deployment phases.  Material was presented in the context of the current Malawi peacekeeping operations deployments and humanitarian relief/disaster response operations; Lilongwe, Malawi, June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Colonel Mylene Huynh, opens the Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) course for Operational Preventive Medicine in Support of Deploying Forces, presented in Lilongwe, Malawi, June 2010.  DIMO cadre included three USAF preventive medicine physicians, one USAF bioenvironmental engineer and a civilian internal medicine physician with experience working on mental health and gender-based violence issues in Africa.  (US Air Force Photo)
Kumuzu Barracks,  Lilongwe, Malawi.  Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) course "Operational Preventive Medicine in Support of Deploying Forces" was presented to Malawi Defence Force medical personnel 21-25 June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Lilongwe, Malawi.  Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) course "Operational Preventive Medicine in Support of Deploying Forces" was presented to Malawi Defence Force medical personnel 21-25 June 2010.  (US Air Force Photo)
Class photo of Defense Institute for Medical Operations Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course in Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Strengthening global partnerships during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course.  Romanian Army Major Preoteasa befriends DIMO's MSgt Domingo Arrendondo and SSgt Abraham Rodriguez in Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
After-action discussion of mass casualty exercise during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course in Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Realistic mass casualty exercise during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course, helps medical personnel understand the pressures that come with disasters and how to respond, Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Realistic mass casualty exercise during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course, helps medical personnel understand the pressures that come with disasters and how to respond, Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Realistic mass casualty exercise during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course, helps medical personnel understand the pressures that come with disasters and how to respond, Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Master Sergeant Ohm Culpepper applies mock injuries in preparation of a mass casualty exercise during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations (DIMO) Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course; Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
A Laboratory class helps Romanian military personnel analyze and intervene to reverse urgent medical conditions before life/limb threatening complications occur.  Major Stephanie Savage, a USAF trauma surgeon, discusses Advanced Trauma Life Support concepts with Romanian students; DIMO First Responders course, Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Romanian students listen to Lt Col Walter Rustmann's directions on airway management procedures during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course; Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Majors Stephanie Savage and Kerry Latham demonstrate Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) procedures during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course in Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Master Sergeant Ohm Culpepper, discusses intravenous cannulation procedures with Romanian military personnel during the Defense Institute for Medical Operations Critical Lifesaving Skills For First Responders course; Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)
Romanian military personnel practicing the concept of prompt delivery of critical skills in close proximity to the scene of injury is an efficient use of medical resources--Defense Institute for Medical Operations Critical Life Saving Skills for the First Responder course; Bucharest, Romania, April 2008.  (US Air Force Photo)