Operation United Assistance

Operation United Assistance is a 2014 United States military mission to help combat the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa, including the part of the epidemic occurring in Liberia.wikipedia
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101st Airborne Division

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The 101st Airborne Division headquarters was responsible for leading the mission.
In 2014, the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters deployed to west Africa to help contain the spread of Ebola, as part of Operation United Assistance.

Responses to the West African Ebola virus epidemic

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The United States Africa Command, working through United States Army Africa, has designated the Army's response to the Ebola epidemic as Operation United Assistance.
The United States Africa Command, working through United States Army Africa, has designated the Army's response to the epidemic as Operation United Assistance.

Expeditionary Medical Support System

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In late September 2014, the U.S. military sent 4,000 troops to Africa to establish treatment centers to support the medical campaign to defeat the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa in an operation called Operation United Assistance.

United States Armed Forces

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Operation United Assistance is a 2014 United States military mission to help combat the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa, including the part of the epidemic occurring in Liberia.

Western African Ebola virus epidemic

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Operation United Assistance is a 2014 United States military mission to help combat the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa, including the part of the epidemic occurring in Liberia.

Ebola virus epidemic in Liberia

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Operation United Assistance is a 2014 United States military mission to help combat the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa, including the part of the epidemic occurring in Liberia.

United States Africa Command

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The United States Africa Command, working through United States Army Africa, has designated the Army's response to the Ebola epidemic as Operation United Assistance.

United States Army Africa

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The United States Africa Command, working through United States Army Africa, has designated the Army's response to the Ebola epidemic as Operation United Assistance.

United States Army

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Up to 4,000 U.S. Army troops are planned as part of an aid mission there, starting September 2014.

Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

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Special isolation units for the C-17 Globemaster aircraft are being worked on in late 2014 to support medical evacuation of personnel should they be infected.

48th Chemical Brigade (United States)

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In early April 2015, 48th Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Brigade deployed to Liberia to oversee the draw down of the operation.

United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

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The staff was to come from members of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

Marines

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On 17 October 2014, Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James Lariviere told Congress that “We have a no-touch policy and a three-foot separation rule with local nationals”…“A typical soldier’s day will be to get up, have their temperature taken, go out and perform whatever task they are there to do.

Chlorine

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When they get back to their compounds, they will have their temperature taken and do a chlorine wash again.”

Chief of Staff of the United States Army

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The Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Raymond T. Odierno, ordered on October 27 a 21-day quarantine of all soldiers returning from Operation United Assistance.

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The Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Raymond T. Odierno, ordered on October 27 a 21-day quarantine of all soldiers returning from Operation United Assistance.

317th Airlift Group

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On 19 February 2015, airmen of the 317th who had been deployed to Dakar, Senagal as part of Operation United Assistance, the US military support to the Agency for International Development in its response to contain the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa.

123rd Contingency Response Group

The 123rd CRG was one of the first air force assets in Operation United Assistance, the US Response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

Political positions of Donald Trump

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Trump also criticized President Obama's decision to send 3,000 U.S. troops to affected regions to help combat the outbreak (see Operation United Assistance).