MEDEL Change of Command
U. S. Army Col. David Wolken assumes command of Joint Task Force- Bravo Medical Element, at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras by accepting the guidon from U. S. Army Col. Kirk Dorr, the Joint Task Force-Bravo commander, June 30, 2014. Wolken assumed command from U. S. Army Lt. Col. Huy Luu. Joint Task Force-Bravo's MEDEL is composed of 64 Army personnel who have come together from across the United States and have provided medical care to more than 8,000 people in Honduras over the last 12 months. MEDEL provides preventative medical care, wellness check-ups, dental care, preventative dental care, surgical care, and physical therapy through local partnerships in Comayagua, Tegucigalpa, and through local Medical Readiness Training Exercises (MEDRETES) which are carried out on a weekly basis. MEDEL hosts many training opportunities with the country of Honduras to build strong partnerships between both countries. (Photo by Martin Chahin)

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