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Medicine in Uniform
April 5, 2000

One Fewer Major Deployment

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JAMA. 2000;283(13):1680. doi:10.1001/jama.283.13.1680-JMU00000-4-1

US Army medical teams treated 138,000 Haitians as part of the deployment there that has just drawn to a close after nearly 6 years. In 1994, the administration sent 20,000 US troops to Haiti to restore the elected government.

However, some US military medical people are expected to return to Haiti in May for a 6-month humanitarian mission.