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VALLEY OF PEACE, Belize (June 22, 2007) – Air National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Sarah Boyll applies fluoride to a child’s teeth at Monsignor Romero Roman Catholic School in the Valley of Peace. Boylls unit, attached to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) on a four-month humanitarian deployment to Latin America and the Caribbean region to provide medical treatment to approximately 85,000 patients in a dozen countries. While deployed, Comfort is under operational control of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and tactical control of Destroyer Squadron 24. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joan E. Kretschmer (RELEASED)