Rhino Serpent to build medical partner capacities

Aug. 27, 2012

By 30th Medical Command Public Affairs Office


SENNELAGER, Germany – Rhino Serpent, a joint military exercise involving 400 medical personnel from the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany, will take place here in September to prepare units for rapid response casualty settings in any theater situation.

Coalition partners will assist in the U.S. Army’s 212th Combat Support Hospital’s continued training effort to provide medical care in support of defense and stability affairs during current and ongoing operations throughout the world.

Rhino Serpent fosters relationships formed through previous successful exercises that strengthen alliances and build partner capacities in Army medicine.

The U.S.’ 212th CSH; the U.K.’s 202nd Field Hospital, 1st Medical Regiment, and 2nd Medical Regiment; and the German 2nd Medical Regiment Command and 22nd Sanitaets will participate in the exercise.

Media is invited to observe the exercise from 13 to 16 Sept. at Sennelager Training Area, Germany. Contact 30th Medical Command Public Affairs Office for more information.

For more information please contact us at 06302-678345 or 30thmed.pao@us.army.mil .

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