ID#: 14651
This 2008 photograph depicted U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), Cmdr. Dale Bates, talking to young female patients and their parents, as he was delivering medical care in Betania, Nicaragua, during Operation Continuing Promise 2008. In this view, Cmdr. Bates was discussing the ins and outs of proper dental care, as the young girls listened intently. Cmdr. Bates was embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship, USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), which was supporting the Caribbean phase of operation Continuing Promise 2008, an equal-partnership mission between the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Brazil, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Lt. Cmdr. Gary Brunette
Creation Date: 2008
Photo Credit: Lt. Cmdr. Gary Brunette
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.