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Cpl. Hector Reyes, from New York assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force embarked aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), checks patients into a Continuing Promise 2010 medical community service event. Iwo Jima is supporting the Continuing Promise humanitarian and civic assistance mission. The assigned medical and engineering staff embarked aboard Iwo Jima are working with partner nations to provide medical, dental, veterinary, and engineering assistance in eight countries.::r::::n:: - Cpl. Hector Reyes, from New York assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force embarked aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), checks patients into a Continuing Promise 2010 medical community service event. Iwo Jima is supporting the Continuing Promise humanitarian and civic assistance mission. The assigned medical and engineering staff embarked aboard Iwo Jima are working with partner nations to provide medical, dental, veterinary, and engineering assistance in eight countries.::r::::n::

Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli shakes hands with Navy Capt. Thomas M. Negus, commodore of Continuing Promise 2010, during the president's visit to a medical site in Punta Pena, Oct. 4. Marines, sailors, soldiers, airmen, civilians and Panamanian citizens attended a presidential visit along with Vice President Juan Carlos Varela; Phyllis M. Powers, U.S. ambassador to Panama; and Franklin Vergara, Panama’s minister of health. CP10 personnel are anchored off the coast of Chiriqui Grande, Panama, to conduct humanitarian operations to the Caribbean, Central and South America. - Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli shakes hands with Navy Capt. Thomas M. Negus, commodore of Continuing Promise 2010, during the president's visit to a medical site in Punta Pena, Oct. 4. Marines, sailors, soldiers, airmen, civilians and Panamanian citizens attended a presidential visit along with Vice President Juan Carlos Varela; Phyllis M. Powers, U.S. ambassador to Panama; and Franklin Vergara, Panama’s minister of health. CP10 personnel are anchored off the coast of Chiriqui Grande, Panama, to conduct humanitarian operations to the Caribbean, Central and South America.

(From left) Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Gilligan, sergeant major of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 774, and Lt. Col. Chris S. Richie, commanding officer of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010, salute the U.S. flag during the national anthem at the Panama opening ceremony held at Rambala Maternity Clinic in Punta Pina, Panama, Sept. 28, 2010. Marines and Sailors of CP10 are anchored off the coast of Chiriqui Grand, Panama, to conduct humanitarian operations for 10 days. CP10 is a humanitarian civic assistance mission that provides medical, dental, veterinary, engineering support and disaster relief efforts to the Caribbean, Central and South America. - (From left) Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Gilligan, sergeant major of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 774, and Lt. Col. Chris S. Richie, commanding officer of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010, salute the U.S. flag during the national anthem at the Panama opening ceremony held at Rambala Maternity Clinic in Punta Pina, Panama, Sept. 28, 2010. Marines and Sailors of CP10 are anchored off the coast of Chiriqui Grand, Panama, to conduct humanitarian operations for 10 days. CP10 is a humanitarian civic assistance mission that provides medical, dental, veterinary, engineering support and disaster relief efforts to the Caribbean, Central and South America.

A U.S. Marine with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 774, attached to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010 (CP10), provides aircrew support aboard a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter, while transporting leaders to the closing ceremony of humanitarian assistance and subject-matter expert exchanges, in Bluefields, Nicaragua, Sept. 24, 2010. Service members and civilians are deployed in support of CP10 providing medical, dental, veterinary, engineering assistance and subject-matter exchanges to the Caribbean, Central and South America. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel R. Beyers/Released) - A U.S. Marine with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 774, attached to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010 (CP10), provides aircrew support aboard a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter, while transporting leaders to the closing ceremony of humanitarian assistance and subject-matter expert exchanges, in Bluefields, Nicaragua, Sept. 24, 2010. Service members and civilians are deployed in support of CP10 providing medical, dental, veterinary, engineering assistance and subject-matter exchanges to the Caribbean, Central and South America. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel R. Beyers/Released)

Staff Sgt. Leah G. Dorley, native of Hazel Park, Mich., and embarkation chief with Marine Air Control Squadron 2, simulates applying a needle thoracentesis to Sgt. Xavier W. Wethington, a simulated casualty and native of Miami, Fla., during a casualty assessment test of the Combat Life Saver training aboard the USS Iwo Jima, Sept. 24, 2010. Marines with MACS-2, Command Element of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010 participated in the five-day training while operating off the coast of Bluefields, Nicaragua, during their four-month deployment to the Caribbean, Central and South America. - Staff Sgt. Leah G. Dorley, native of Hazel Park, Mich., and embarkation chief with Marine Air Control Squadron 2, simulates applying a needle thoracentesis to Sgt. Xavier W. Wethington, a simulated casualty and native of Miami, Fla., during a casualty assessment test of the Combat Life Saver training aboard the USS Iwo Jima, Sept. 24, 2010. Marines with MACS-2, Command Element of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010 participated in the five-day training while operating off the coast of Bluefields, Nicaragua, during their four-month deployment to the Caribbean, Central and South America.

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