U.S. Army and the G5-Sahel Joint Force Volunteer for the Community of Badalabougou

Bamako – The United States Embassy’s Army Civil Military Support Element (CMSE) and the G5 Sahel Joint Force (G5S-JF) Civil Military Cooperation Unit visited the residents of the Badalabougou neighborhood of Bamako on February 27.  The G5S-JF civil military cooperation unit included soldiers from Mali, Mauritania, Chad, and Niger.

In partnership with community leaders,   they provided free medical assessments and ophthalmological exams for children and adults living in the Badalabougou area of the fifth commune.  They also distributed 500 pairs of eyeglasses, ;which were donated by the U.S. Army, to residents, both children and adults, who needed them.