Cmdr. Scott Thomas, right, assigned to the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), performs dental work on a

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BLUEFIELDS, Nicaragua (Sept. 17, 2010) Cmdr. Scott Thomas, right, from Chicago, assigned to the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), performs dental work on a patient with the assistance of Hospitalman Corey Weaver, from Cincinnati, during a Continuing Promise 2010 medical civic event in Nicaragua. Iwo Jima is off the coast of Nicaragua supporting Continuing Promise 2010, a humanitarian civic assistance mission. The assigned medical and engineering staff members embarked aboard Iwo Jima are working with partner nations to provide medical, dental, veterinary, engineering assistance in eight nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathen E. Davis/Released)

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 BLUEFIELDS, Nicaragua (Sept. 17, 2010) Cmdr. Scott Thomas, right, from Chicago, assigned to the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), performs dental work on a patient with the assistance of Hospitalman Corey Weaver, from Cincinnati, during a Continuing Promise 2010 medical civic event in Nicaragua. Iwo Jima is off the coast of Nicaragua supporting Continuing Promise 2010, a humanitarian civic assistance mission. The assigned medical and engineering staff members embarked aboard Iwo Jima are working with partner nations to provide medical, dental, veterinary, engineering assistance in eight nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathen E. Davis/Released)