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At military District Six in Sonsonate El Salvador, doctors, nurses, and medics practice suturing techniques together in preparation for a medical clinic that is being conducted in a nearby town in the coming weeks. It is part of Beyond the Horizon El Salvador, a US Southern command sponsored, Army South led, joint foreign military interaction and humanitarian exercise occurring until late June. Available in high definition.

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This work, US and Salvadoran doctors, nurses, medics train together, by SGT Richard Frost, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.10.2013

Date Posted:04.14.2013 7:48PM


Video ID:286721





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