The troops of 2 Brigade, 82 Division, yesterday touched the lives of over 500 people at Bille in Degema Local Government of Rivers State, with free medical outreach.
The service featured consultation, diagnosis, eye care, blood pressure checks, free drugs, blood tests and counselling.
It was part of the field exercise code-named ‘Crocodile Smile’.
While creating awareness in the communities on the impending military training, the army urged the residents to go about their businesses, saying it was aimed at exercising the troops in the Niger Delta in amphibious operations.
Acting Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman told newsmen that the troops also conducted a show of force in Port Harcourt.