Alaska air guardsmen provide medical care to Hawaiians

LANAI, Hawaii - Chaplain Rick Cavens, the head chaplain from the Alaska Air National Guard's 176 Wing, gives the Word of the Day before members depart for a medical mission. Forty-five Alaska military personnel from Air and Army National Guard and active-duty Air Force traveled to set up and run medical clinics for medically-underserved Hawaiians on the islands of Lanai and Maui as part of an Innovative Readiness Training project June 4 to 12. The group joined about 500 other military personnel from multiple components of the Air Force, Army and Navy on four Hawaiian Islands at six sites as a joint training mission called TROPIC CARE 2013 – the largest IRT mission since the program began. National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. N. Alicia Goldberger.

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. N. Alicia Goldberger.
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