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Cal Guard 146th Medical Group vaccinates military dependents
April 7, 2021
U.S. Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Abraham Virata, a medical technician with the 146th Medical Group, vaccinates a military dependent at the Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Port Hueneme, California, March 31, 2021.

Illinois National Guard tackles COVID at community level
April 6, 2021
Illinois Army National Guard Spc. Emily Salmon, 2123 Forward Support Company combat medic, administers the COVID-19 vaccine in the South Suburban College gym, South Holland, Illinois, Feb. 25, 2021. Guard members were called on to support COVID-19 relief efforts.

Ohio National Guard helps vaccinate Ohioans at mass clinic
April 6, 2021
Ohio National Guard Brig. Gen. Rebecca O’Connor is interviewed by a television reporter at the state-run, federally supported Community Vaccination Center at Cleveland State University, March 16, 2021, in Cleveland. O’Connor is the dual-status commander in charge of the CVC, which is staffed by about 540 Ohio National Guard and active-duty service members and local, state and federal agencies.

NYNG collects 3 million-plus health forms from travelers
April 5, 2021
New York Army National Guard Spc. Enda Wang, a member of the 187th Signal Company, checks the phone of an international traveler arriving at John F Kennedy International Airport, New York, to ensure she completed the digital version of the New York State Travel Health form April 1, 2021. Between October 16 and April 1, New York National Guard personnel checked and collected over 3 million electronic and paper forms.

Connecticut Guard, naval sub base team up for vaccinations
April 2, 2021
Sgt. 1st Class Sara Landon, Connecticut Army National Guard Medical Detachment readiness noncommissioned officer, prepares vials of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, April 1, 2021. The Connecticut National Guard partnered with the base to distribute vaccines to approximately 1,000 Sailors and eligible Navy personnel.

Michigan Guard vaccinates more than 323,000 in 90 days
April 1, 2021
U.S. Army Spc. Shaquondre Berry, combat medic, Michigan Medical Detachment, Michigan Army National Guard, draws a COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic March 24, 2021, at Joint Forces Headquarters in Lansing, Michigan. The clinic provided vaccines to approximately 250 Department of Defense personnel and other Tricare eligible recipients.

Wisconsin National Guard troops support COVID vaccinations
April 1, 2021
Wisconsin National Guard members assist with mobile vaccination team operations March 10, 2021, in Greendale, Wis. Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen from the Wisconsin National Guard have helped local health departments administer more than 60,000 vaccinations across Wisconsin since establishing the first mobile vaccination teams in late January.

MING assists large-scale vaccination clinic at fairgrounds
March 31, 2021
Michigan Army National Guard Pfc. Julio Mendez, a combat medic, administers the COVID-19 vaccine to a resident at the county fairgrounds in Adrian, Michigan, March 19, 2021. Michigan National Guard members are working with local health care officials to vaccinate Michiganders.

Task Force Phoenix trains at North Fort Hood for deployment
March 29, 2021
Staff Sgt. Jose Bulow, a flight medic with Golf Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), is hoisted into a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, March 26, 2021, at North Fort Hood, Texas, as part of training before a 9-month mission to the Middle East. Golf Company is attached to Task Force Phoenix, led by the California Army National Guard's 40th Combat Aviation Brigade.

Bilingual Airman helps serve her Spanish-speaking community
March 29, 2021
Senior Airman Mayra Fomin was one of several hundred Idaho Guardsmen who volunteered to mobilize across the state in December 2020 after COVID-19 cases increased. She used her Spanish and personal experience getting COVID-19 to help serve the community of Spanish-speaking Idahoans in Canyon County, Idaho.


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Ohio National Guard wraps up COVID-19 hospital support mission
Ohio National Guard Public Affairs
May 11, 2022 | 1:40
The staffing support provided by members of the Ohio National Guard and State Defense Force was the helping hand that many hospitals and communities needed during the spike of COVID-19 cases around the state from December into early this year. More than 2,000 Soldiers and Airmen were activated by Gov. Mike DeWine during that timeframe to help relieve hospitals and health care facilities, which welcomed the assistance due to employee shortages and illnesses.

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