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MEDRETE Panama Dental

Tech. Sgt. Crystal V. Hagler a dental technician deployed from the 42nd Medical Group at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., deployed to Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE) Panama cleans the teeth of a patient at a school in Santa Maria, Panama with portable dental equipment in aluminum cases in the background 17 July. The MEDRETE is a two-week long U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise designed to hone the skills of medical personnel while providing free health care in remote locations through partnership with host nation doctors. Approximately 2,350 patients have been seen by the medical staff from 14-17 July. (Photo by Capt. Ben Sakrisson, Air University Public Affairs)

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