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Airmen provide care during Tropic Care Maui County 2018

U.S. Air Force Airmen board a C-130 Hercules at Kahului Airport, Hawaii, for airlift to the island of Molokai for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, Hawaii, Aug. 10, 2018. Tropic Care Maui County 2018 is a joint service, hands-on readiness training mission that offered no-cost medical, dental and vision services to people at six locations across Maui, Molokai and Lanai from August 11-19. (U.S Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Shulze)

U.S. Air Force Airmen board a C-130 Hercules at Kahului Airport, Hawaii, for airlift to the island of Molokai for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, Hawaii, Aug. 10, 2018. Tropic Care Maui County 2018 is a joint service, hands-on readiness training mission that offered no-cost medical, dental and vision services to people at six locations across Maui, Molokai and Lanai from August 11-19. (U.S Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Shulze)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Caitlin Lee, a client systems technician assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, maintains a tent at the Hana clinic during Tropic Care Maui County 2018, Hawaii, Aug. 15, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin D. Schulze)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Caitlin Lee, a client systems technician assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, maintains a tent at the Hana clinic during Tropic Care Maui County 2018, Hawaii, Aug. 15, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin D. Schulze)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Laura Sellers, a medical technician assigned to the 193rd Medical Group, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, takes a community member's blood pressure at the Mitchell Pauole Community Center, Molokai, Hawaii, during Tropic Care Maui County 2018, Aug. 11, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lonnie Wiram)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Laura Sellers, a medical technician assigned to the 193rd Medical Group, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, takes a community member's blood pressure at the Mitchell Pauole Community Center, Molokai, Hawaii, during Tropic Care Maui County 2018, Aug. 11, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lonnie Wiram)

U.S. Air Force Col. Thaddeus Phillips, commander of the 2d Dental Squadron, gets assistance with a patient from U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian O’Donnell, during Tropic Care Maui County 2018 in Lahaina, Hawaii, Aug. 12, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Chelsea Clark)

U.S. Air Force Col. Thaddeus Phillips, commander of the 2d Dental Squadron, gets assistance with a patient from U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian O’Donnell, during Tropic Care Maui County 2018 in Lahaina, Hawaii, Aug. 12, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Chelsea Clark)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Derek Melton, an optometrist assigned to the 181st Medical Group, Indiana Air National Guard, conducts an eye exam on a patient during Tropic Care Maui County 2018, Lanai City, Hawaii, Aug. 11, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Justyn M. Freeman)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Derek Melton, an optometrist assigned to the 181st Medical Group, Indiana Air National Guard, conducts an eye exam on a patient during Tropic Care Maui County 2018, Lanai City, Hawaii, Aug. 11, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Justyn M. Freeman)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Carleen Messina, a nurse assigned to the 158th Medical Group, Vermont Air National Guard , uses a flashlight to show students how eyes constrict when light enters the eye during a field trip to the Lanai Tropic Care Maui County 2018 clinic, Aug. 14, 2018, at Lanai City, Hawaii. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman First Class Mckenzie Airhart)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Carleen Messina, a nurse assigned to the 158th Medical Group, Vermont Air National Guard , uses a flashlight to show students how eyes constrict when light enters the eye during a field trip to the Lanai Tropic Care Maui County 2018 clinic, Aug. 14, 2018, at Lanai City, Hawaii. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman First Class Mckenzie Airhart)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ben Gantt, a dentist assigned to Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region, prepares a tooth for restorative treatment at the Mitchell Pauole Community Center in Molokai, Hawaii, Aug. 15, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan W. Padish)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Ben Gantt, a dentist assigned to Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region, prepares a tooth for restorative treatment at the Mitchell Pauole Community Center in Molokai, Hawaii, Aug. 15, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan W. Padish)

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- More than 350 Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen deployed to Maui, Molokai and Lanai, Hawaii this summer for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, an Innovative Readiness Training exercise to provide no-cost health services to local residents. Operating from six locations on the islands, service members from active duty and National Guard medical units provided eye, dental, and medical services.

Tropic Care Maui County 2018 is an opportunity for members from each of the services to train together for future deployments in a real world setting, while also helping local communities.

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