Alabama Air Force Medics Return Home

Montgomery, Al (WSFA) -- They were part of a medical team that deployed to Panama earlier this month to take part in a medical readiness training exercise.

The team included dentists, optometrists, general physicians, a pediatrician and a dermatologist.  Its designed to hone the skills of medical personnel while providing free health care in remote locations.

The team worked with doctors from Panama to help more than 8,000 patients at three rural locations during their two-week stay.