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Home Pfc. Stephanie Scales, a mechanic assigned to the 194th Military Police Company, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, rests inside of her tent after work at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 2, 2014. The tents and mosquito nets are part of the equipment issued to U.S. troops in order to protect them against malaria. (Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment) Pfc. Stephanie Scales, a mechanic assigned to the 194th Military Police Company, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, rests inside of her tent after work at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 2, 2014. The tents and mosquito nets are part of the equipment issued to U.S. troops in order to protect them against malaria. (Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)

Pfc. Stephanie Scales, a mechanic assigned to the 194th Military Police Company, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, rests inside of her tent after work at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 2, 2014. The tents and mosquito nets are part of the equipment issued to U.S. troops in order to protect them against malaria. (Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)

Pfc. Stephanie Scales, a mechanic assigned to the 194th Military Police Company, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, rests inside of her tent after work at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 2, 2014. The tents and mosquito nets are part of the equipment issued to U.S. troops in order to protect them against malaria. (Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)

Pfc. Stephanie Scales, a mechanic assigned to the 194th Military Police Company, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, rests inside of her tent after work at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 2, 2014. The tents and mosquito nets are part of the equipment issued to U.S. troops in order to protect them against malaria. Operation United Assistance is a Department of Defense operation in Liberia to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

The antimalarial medication Malarone was issued to service members deployed to West Africa in support of Operation United Assistance. In addition to antimalarial medication, troops deployed in support of OUA received special equipment and clothing to prevent mosquito bites and infection. Portions of this image were masked for privacy reasons. (Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)