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Iowa National Guard Medics Care for Homeless Veterans
October 12, 2023
A medic from the 134th Ambulance Company out of Johnston, Iowa, checks the blood pressure of a veteran at the Five Seasons Stand Down resource fair in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Sept. 7, 2023. The medics provided care for veterans and others experiencing homelessness.

Connecticut Guard Helps Build Homes for Native Veterans
July 12, 2023
Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing raise plywood panels to the exterior wall of a future single-family house meant for disabled veterans of Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, June 29, 2023.

PA Guardsman Leads Project Building Houses for Cherokee Vets
October 14, 2022
An aerial view of the Innovative Readiness Training construction site in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, June 2022. Construction is being completed for the IRT Cherokee Veterans Housing Initiative, a multiyear project that enables Guardsmen and Reservists from the Marines, Army, Navy and Air Force to build homes each year for Cherokee veterans.

Illinois Air Guard Civil Engineers help Cherokee Nation Veterans
August 10, 2022
Members of the 126th Civil Engineer Squadron and 301st CES work together to install vapor wrap on a house before a rain storm comes, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma,  Aug. 5, 2022.

New Jersey National Guard serves Vineland veterans
March 3, 2022
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Edward D. Simms, 204th Intelligence Squadron, 108th Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, hands a bowling ball to James Dow, a resident at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Vineland, at the home’s bowling alley in Vineland, New Jersey, Feb. 24, 2022. More than 70 New Jersey National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are serving at the home.

Music provides support for Massachusetts National Guard
May 20, 2020
Soldiers from the 215th Army Band of the Massachusetts National Guard perform for a delighted crowd at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Quincy June 10, 2019, as part of their yearly Summer Concert Series.

NJ National Guard makes a difference in the kitchen
May 8, 2020
U.S. Army Spc. Kyla Bowman, left, culinary specialist, Foxtrot Company, 250th Brigade Support Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard, prepares a Stromboli while Head Cook Casie Smickle observes at Veterans Haven North, Glen Gardner, N.J., April 30, 2020. Five New Jersey National Guard Soldiers and three Airmen are assisting the kitchen staff, which is responsible for preparing 2,400 meals a day for residents of the Haven and the Hunterdon Developmental Center.

Florida Guard aids COVID-19 testing at veterans nursing home
April 21, 2020
A Florida National Guard Soldier from the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team tests staff member for COVID-19 at a state veterans nursing facility. The FLNG is responding to COVID-19 by conducting on-site testing at assisted living and nursing home facilities.

W.Va. Guard begins testing nursing home patients
April 21, 2020
A member of the West Virginia National Guard Task Force CRE undergoes decontamination following COVID-19 testing at a veterans home facility April 20, 2020. The West Virginia National Guard tested more than 400 patients and staff at two veterans home facilities in Barboursville and Clarksburg.

Michigan National Guard staffs food banks in 4 communities
March 31, 2020
Michigan National Guard members support the distribution of food for families in need during the state’s response to COVID-19 at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Flint, Mich., March 30, 2020. About 40 Michigan Guard members are helping at four Michigan food banks for several weeks.

Michigan National Guard screens for COVID-19 at veterans' home
March 26, 2020
Sgt. James See, 63rd Troop Command, Michigan Army National Guard, screens employees entering the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, Grand Rapids, Mich., March 20, 2020. To mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, Guard members are checking the temperature of employees and screening for any symptoms of illness or travel outside the state.