Healing bodies, winning hearts and minds
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jenniffer Rodriguez, Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element medical surgical nurse and officer in-charge of the Olancho MEDRETE (medical readiness training exercise) checks a patient’s blood pressure during a MEDRETE in the village of Bacadilla, Olancho district, Honduras, Sept. 22, 2016. JTF-Bravo has been conducting MEDRETEs throughout Central America since 1993 to provide a variety of medical services to the local populations who otherwise would be unable to receive medical care from licensed providers. In 23 years, more than 330,000 patients have been treated during MEDRETEs.

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika |  VIRIN: 160922-F-JB386-194.JPG