Healing bodies, winning hearts and minds
U.S. Army Maj. (Dr.) Lasaundra Estelle, Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element dentist, extracts a patient’s tooth during a medical readiness training exercise, or MEDRETE, in the village of Bacadilla, Olancho district, Honduras, Sept. 22, 2016. While MEDRETEs greatly help the local populations where they are conducted, the service members executing the operations also receive valuable medical training and experience that comes from operating in remote and/or austere environments.

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika |  VIRIN: 160922-F-JB386-294.JPG