Navy doctors perform surgery
180316-N-UP035-0516.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Michael

Puerto Cortes - 180316-N-UP035-0516 PUERTO CORTES, Honduras (March 16, 2018) Capt. Rob Ricca and Lt. Cmdr. Kathryn L. Rutan perform a hernia operation on a Honduran patient in the expeditionary medical unit in Puerto Cortes, Honduras during Continuing Promise 2018. U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet has deployed a force to execute Continuing Promise to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements, and medical, dental, and veterinary support in an effort to show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mike DiMestico / Released)


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