Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Martin Baechler
Photo Credit: Tech. Sgt. Sonny Cohrs
Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Martin Baechler, an orthopedic surgeon from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, examines a patient's x-ray Aug. 14 at Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Colonel Baechler is visiting Honduras as part of a hand-surgery Medical Readiness Exercise, commonly called a MEDRETE, Aug. 13-24. Medical personnel from military installations across the United States joined with personnel from Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras to conduct the MEDRETE. The MEDRETE team anticipates treating nearly 100 patients by the end of the exercise.
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