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Connecticut Guard helps inspect long-term care facilities
July 15, 2020
Air Force Master Sgt. Vitaliy Gorbachyk of the Connecticut Air National Guard gets fitted for a mask in preparation for a safety inspection at a long-term care facility in May 2020, Hartford, Connecticut. The inspections, which were part of Connecticut's COVID-19 pandemic response, were conducted by members of the Connecticut National Guard and DPH surveyors.

NH National Guard Soldier makes mission happen with a smile
May 6, 2020
With a combat medic background, Spc. Jacob Barrington of the New Hampshire National Guard is supporting COVID-19 swab testing at a field-testing site in Plymouth, New Hampshire.

New York National Guard sustaining fight against COVID-19
April 27, 2020
Pfc. Gian Zimnis, a Combat Medic Specialist from Queens, N.Y., assigned to the New York Army National Guard, secures a swab used to test for COVID-19 infection in Brooklyn April 20, 2020. Drive-thru sample collection sites have been set up as part of New York’s multi-agency response to COVID-19.

New Mexico National Guard helps expand medical capacity
April 27, 2020
The New Mexico National Guard helped set up this 50-bed alternate care facility in Gallup that began accepting patients April 25, 2020. Guard members also established a 200-bed temporary hospital in Gibson.

SC National Guard helps search for alternate care sites
April 8, 2020
The South Carolina National Guard works with state and federal agencies as a task force to conduct engineer assessments of sites throughout the state that could be used as alternate care facilities should there be a surge of COVID-19 patients at hospitals.