Nov 26, 2019 / 23:03

Vietnam sends off second group of peacekeeping field hospital staff to South Sudan

The Hanoitimes - In total, the two airlifts flied 63 personnel and approximately 60 tonnes of cargo of the Rotation 2 to South Sudan.

The Royal Australian Airforce C-17A Globemaster transporting the 2nd batch of Vietnam’s Level 2 Hospital personnel and cargo to the United Nations In South Sudan (UNMISS) took off at 9.00 this morning [November 26] from Noi Bai International Airport. In total, the two airlifts flied 63 personnel and approximately 60 tons of cargo of the Rotation 2 to South Sudan.
 
Rear Admiral Nguyen Trong Binh, Deputy Chief of General Staff and Australian Ambassador HE Ms Robyn Mudie on the deployment day

 Flag Ceremony before deployment

 Flag Ceremony before deployment

 Flag Ceremony before deployment

COL Nerolie McDonald, Australian Defence Attache to Vietnam, talking to a member of L2H before boarding the RAAF C17
                       
Vietnam Level 2 Hospital Rotation 2-Batch 2 and C17

Eight female members of Vietnam Level 2 Hospital Rotation 2 and the Australian Ambassador HE Ms Robyn Mudie and Col Nerolie McDonald

Royal Australian Airforce Loading Team Members assist Vietnam L2H members in checking luggage before boarding
 
 
COL Nerolie McDonald bidding farewell to Vietnam’s Level 2 Hopistal members before they board RAAF C-17 for the United Mission in South Sudan.

 
COL Nerolie McDonald selfied with CAPT Doctor Le Thi Hong Van on board the C-17 on the deployment day

 C-17 wheels off
Photo: Australian Embassy in Hanoi