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DoD Ebola Expeditionary Response Team

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At the request of the Department of Health and Human Services, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered U.S. Northern Command to establish a military team that could respond quickly, effectively and safely in the event of new cases of Ebola in the country. The unit is composed of nurses, doctors and trainers who specialize in infectious diseases. U.S. Air Force video by Jimmy Shea. U.S. Air Force photography by MSGT. Jeffrey Allen.