Continuing Promise: A Decade Dedicated to Changing Thousands of Lives
Feb 8, 2017
U.S. Navy Lt. Farid Hamidzadeh, a dentist assigned to Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida, administers a topical numbing agent to a patient at the CP-17 medical site in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. (Photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Brittney Cannady/U.S. Navy Combat Camera)
CP-17 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment 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.