Ghana soldiers

Active Guard Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Solomon Mensah, a member of Medical Readiness Training Exercise 16-2 command and control team and pay agent from the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) unit at Fort Gillem, Ga., poses with 1st Lt. Frank Goka, a mobilized Army Reserve Soldier assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, participated in MEDRETE 16-2, from Feb. 3-26, at the 37 Military Hospital, Accra, Ghana. Both Mensah and Goka are originally from Ghana. Mensah and Goka were essential to MEDRETE 16-2 with helping the U.S. medical team establish relationships amongst the Ghanaian Defense Force and medical professionals at the 37 Military Hospital.

ACCRA, Ghana — A mobilized Army Reserve soldier along with an Active Guard Reserve soldier returned to their Ghanaian roots during a three-week medical training exercise in Ghana recently.

First Lt. Frank Goka, a mobilized U.S. Army Reserve Soldier assigned to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, as a nurse case manager, participated in the exercise and worked as a critical care nurse for the intensive care burn unit.

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