Americans, Hondurans team to fix broken bones
Dr. Aristides Castillo and Capt. (Dr.) Charles Haggerty repair the tibia of a 6-year-old Honduran boy who was hit by a taxi cab during surgery Aug. 15 at the Hospital Esquela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The procedure was accomplished as part of a pediatric orthopedic medical readiness training exercise. A medical team of eight people from Wilford Hall Medical Center at San Antonio and Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, treated more than 200 people and operated on more than 60 individuals during its two-week training exercise Aug. 5 to 19. Dr. Castillo is a Honduran resident at Hospital Esquela and Captain Haggerty is a resident at Wilford Hall. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mike Meares)

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