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30th Space Wing medical team returns home from humanitarian in Costa Rica

SANTA ROSA, Costa Rica – Lt. Col. Mario Silva, the 30th Medical Operations Squadron chief of the medical staff, receives questions from the local media here May 22. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

SANTA ROSA, Costa Rica – Lt. Col. Mario Silva, the 30th Medical Operations Squadron chief of the medical staff, receives questions from the local media here May 22. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

SANTA ROSA, Costa Rica – A local resident here awaits treatment from Capt. Michael Riggall, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron pediatrician, May 23. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

SANTA ROSA, Costa Rica – A local resident here awaits treatment from Capt. Michael Riggall, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron pediatrician, May 23. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

SANTA ROSA, Costa Rica – Maj. Anthony Kingsley, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron flight surgeon, checks the breathing patterns of a local resident here May 24. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

SANTA ROSA, Costa Rica – Maj. Anthony Kingsley, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron flight surgeon, checks the breathing patterns of a local resident here May 24. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Staff Sgt. Fred McCree, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron optometry craftsman, checks the eye sight of a local resident here May 20. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Staff Sgt. Fred McCree, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron optometry craftsman, checks the eye sight of a local resident here May 20. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Leaning in for a closer look, Lt. Col. Guy Delgadillo, the 30th Medical Operations Squadron dental flight commander, inspects the teeth of a local resident here May 21. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Leaning in for a closer look, Lt. Col. Guy Delgadillo, the 30th Medical Operations Squadron dental flight commander, inspects the teeth of a local resident here May 21. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Covering the patient's right eye, Capt. Adam Klemens, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron optometrist, tests the short range vision of a local resident here May 21. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Covering the patient's right eye, Capt. Adam Klemens, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron optometrist, tests the short range vision of a local resident here May 21. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

SANTA ROSA, Costa Rica – Lt. Col. Erich Murrell, the 30th Medical Support Squadron commander, helps out around the pharmacy here May 24. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

SANTA ROSA, Costa Rica – Lt. Col. Erich Murrell, the 30th Medical Support Squadron commander, helps out around the pharmacy here May 24. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Maj. Jeana Skora, a 30th Medical Support Squadron pharmacist, fills the prescriptions for a local resident here May 21. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Maj. Jeana Skora, a 30th Medical Support Squadron pharmacist, fills the prescriptions for a local resident here May 21. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Checking sizes and prescriptions, Senior Airman Maricella Estrada-Sarabia, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical services journeyman, helps Capt. Adam Klemens, a 30th MDOS optometrist, select glasses for a local resident here May 20. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Checking sizes and prescriptions, Senior Airman Maricella Estrada-Sarabia, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical services journeyman, helps Capt. Adam Klemens, a 30th MDOS optometrist, select glasses for a local resident here May 20. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)

NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Staff Sgt. Edward Post, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron dental assistant journeyman, helps Lt. Col. Guy Delgadillo, the 30th MDOS dental flight commander, keep a local child calm here May 21. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)
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NORTHERN PROVINCE OF ALAJUELA, Costa Rica – Staff Sgt. Edward Post, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron dental assistant journeyman, helps Lt. Col. Guy Delgadillo, the 30th MDOS dental flight commander, keep a local child calm here May 21. Medical personnel from the 30th Space Wing deployed to Costa Rica May 16 - 30 as part of a humanitarian effort with local Costa Rican physicians. Medical specialists from both countries provided medical care to residents who are rarely seen by physicians due to living in isolated areas.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Steve Bauer)