PHOTOS: Ameriyah clinic’s solar panels = power, healthcare

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2nd HBCT PAO, 1st Inf. Div., MND-B

Inspect

BAGHDAD – Col. Gerald Gibbons, a native of Honolulu, who serves with the Embedded Provisional Reconstruction Team, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, inspects the solar panels on the roof of the Ameriyah Clinic in northwest Baghdad. The clinic staff hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to demonstrate the capabilities of the clinic, which can run for 72 hours powered by 10 hours of sunlight.

Panels

BAGHDAD – Capt. Michael Nau, a native of San Diego, joint project management officer, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, stands in front of the recently installed solar panels on the roof of the Ameriyah Clinic in northwest Baghdad. The clinic staff hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to demonstrate the capabilities of the clinic, which can run for 72 hours powered by 10 hours of sunlight.

Martin speech

BAGHDAD – Col. Joseph Martin (center), a native of Dearborn, Mich., commander, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the official opening of the newly solar-powered Ameriyah Clinic in northwest Baghdad. The ceremony was a demonstration of how the clinic can run for 72 hours powered by 10 hours of sunlight.

Dedication

BAGHDAD – Mohamed Kasim, a solar power contractor, speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the official opening of the newly solar-powered Ameriyah Clinic in northwest Baghdad. The ceremony was a demonstration of how the clinic can run for 72 hours powered by 10 hours of sunlight.

By Spc. Dustin Roberts