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Alaska Air National Guard assists Mat-Su Valley kitchen
October 5, 2020
From left to right, Alaska Air National Guard Tech Sgt. Brayden Van Bevera, Airman 1st Class Fionna Kelty, Tech Sgt. Allen Wilson and Senior Airman Alex Choi, all members of the 176th Force Support Flight Sustainment Services, cut fresh produce at the Five Loaves, Two Fish Kitchen in Wasilla, Alaska, Sept. 25, 2020. The Airmen have been volunteering at the kitchen since mid-August, preparing an average of 150 meals per week for non-profit organizations.

Guard responds after wildfires hinder food bank operations
September 29, 2020
Members of the Washington National Guard pack and distribute food at a food bank in Touchet, Wash., May 13, 2020. Washington Air and Army National Guards service members are supporting food banks around the state during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Texas Air National Guard feeding families in need
July 29, 2020
Texas Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Brenna Jackson directs exiting traffic during a food distribution event on July 8, 2020, in Arlington, Texas.

Ohio’s 1st female infantry officer on COVID-19 front lines
July 21, 2020
Second Lt. Colleen O’Callaghan, a platoon leader with the Ohio Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment, oversees her team June 9, 2020, at Second Harvest Food Bank of Clark, Champaign and Logan Counties in Springfield, Ohio. O’Callaghan is the Ohio National Guard’s first female Army infantry officer in its 232-year history.

Ohio Guard members build bridges with language at food bank
June 29, 2020
Spcs. Gabriel Kirk, left, and Javier Roman, assigned to the Ohio National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 134th Field Artillery Regiment, at the Mid-Ohio Foodbank in Grove City, Ohio. Kirk, a chaplain assistant, and Roman, a fire control specialist, have been serving as interpreters for the many Spanish-speaking families relying on the food bank during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Indiana Guard medics jump into action to help burn victim
June 12, 2020
Spc. Yoonho Lee, Cpl. Luisa Kolb and Cpl. Ethan Collins, combat medics with 215th Area Support Medical Company, 81st Troop Command from Franklin, Indiana, receives the Army Achievement Medal for administering aid to a chef at Second Helpings, a community kitchen in Indianapolis. All three medics felt their quick response was nothing extraordinary and credit one thing they all share — their military training.

178th Wing Airmen serve their community at local food bank
May 29, 2020
Staff Sgt. Lucas Williams, a radar technician assigned to the 123rd Air Control Squadron, Ohio National Guard, unwraps a pallet of boxes of food during the drive-thru food distribution May 22, 2020, at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Springfield, Ohio.

Oklahoma National Guard Airmen support food bank
May 28, 2020
Staff Sgt. Nathan McElrath, a member of the 138th Fighter Wing, Oklahoma National Guard, loads food into a truck at a mobile food pantry May 13, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Due to COVID-19, Guard members have been working at food banks to replace the vital volunteer force they rely on, until it is safe to have them return.

Cal Guard helps Los Angeles food bank hit milestone
May 26, 2020
U.S. Army Soldiers with Joint Task Force 224, California Army National Guard, build emergency food kits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank in Commerce, California, April 29, 2020. The food bank put together over 250,000 emergency kits – more than 5 million pounds of food products.

Va. Army Guard members set up mobile food distribution site
May 14, 2020

Kentucky National Guard helps distribute food to needy
May 12, 2020
Kentucky National Guard Soldiers from the 138th Field Artillery Brigade Headquarters and Headquarters Battery support the God's Pantry Food Bank in Danville while they supply the local community with food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guard members find Southeast Ohioans #InThisTogether
April 21, 2020
Devin Berry, left, and Ohio National Guard Pfc. Jayden Rutter, both lifelong Southeast Ohio residents, outside the Southeast Ohio Foodbank in Logan April 10, 2020. Berry, a laborer at the food bank for five years, has been working with Rutter and other Soldiers of the 237th Support Battalion to package and distribute food during the COVID-19 pandemic.