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MEDRETE Colombia 2006

A family of Colombian women stand in line awaiting treatment by U.S. Airmen in Popayan, Colombia. Military members were on hand to provide comprehensive medical care to more than 4,000 impoverished citizens during the two-week humanitarian mission. Colombian President Alvaro Uribe recognized the combined efforts of Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines during a ceremony in Bogota, Colombia, Nov. 14th, where he presented the “Air Force Cross for Aeronautical Merit — Grand Cross Category” medal to Lt. Gen. Norman Seip, 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern commander. General Seip accepted the award on behalf of the hundreds of military members who have deployed to Colombia to support humanitarian, military cooperation and counter-narcotics missions.

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