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NEWS | June 15, 2022

149th Fighter Wing participates in Operation IRT Tropicare Kaua'i 2022

By Staff Sgt. Derek Davis 149th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Operation IRT Tropic Care is officially underway on Kaua’i, Hawai'i.

It is a joint-service operation bringing together medical professionals from across the Air National Guard, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy, and Public Health Services.

Tropicare 2022 is an Innovative Readiness Training exercise and provides real world training in a joint civil and military environment while strengthening the community relationship by providing medical, dental, and optometry services to the people of Hawai'i.

During the exercise, they will have the opportunity to train in their respective specialities, while also strengthening community relationships by providing medical, dental and optometry services.