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Michigan National Guard expands support of food banks
April 6, 2020
Soldiers from the 1433rd Engineer Company, 507th Engineer Battalion, 177th Military Police Brigade, Michigan Army National Guard, assist the Feeding America West Michigan food bank as part of the Michigan National Guard's coronavirus response, Comstock Park, Michigan, March 31, 2020. The Michigan Guard is helping at five food banks across the state.

Delaware Airman uses civilian expertise in COVID-19 response
April 6, 2020
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Tyrell Hargrove with the Delaware National Guard inspects personal protective equipment inside Delaware Emergency Management Agency headquarters, Smyrna, Del., March 27, 2020. Hargrove is helping evaluate sites that can be used as acute care facilities should hospitals become overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients.

Wisconsin Guard testing elderly at Sheboygan living facility
April 6, 2020
Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are briefed before testing the staff and residents at Sunny Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sheboygan, Wis., April 5, 2020. More than 300 Wisconsin National Guard troops are mobilized in the COVID-19 response.

Texas Guard mobilizes to respond to COVID-19
April 5, 2020
Texas Army National Guard troops set up a field hospital in response to COVID-19 April 1, 2020, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Service members across Texas worked to set up geographically separated units to support local communities.

177 FW conducts virtual unit training assembly
April 5, 2020
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Pierre J. Chaniz-Rico, an airfield management operations supervisor with the 177th Fighter Wing, utilizes the Blackboard Learning Management System to participate in the 177th FW's virtual Unit Training Assembly, April 4, 2020, in Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

MDNG serves real, virtual communities in COVID-19 response
April 4, 2020
U.S. Air Force Maj. Robert Duluca, Maryland National Guard Joint Task Force Cyber operations officer, poses for a photo April 3, 2020, at the 175th Wing at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md.

Cal Guard space operators support COVID-19 food bank mission
April 4, 2020
Staff Sgt. Travis Emery, front, and Airman 1st Class Soren Dietrichson, space operators for the California Air National Guard’s 216th Space Control Squadron, deliver food to residences in Orcutt, California, on April 2, 2020, as part of the Cal Guard’s COVID-19 humanitarian mission.

Two Memphians bring much-needed supplies home
April 3, 2020
1st Lt. Bryan Burns and 2nd Lt. James Conlan perform final shutdown checks at the Memphis Air National Guard Base April 2, 2020, after flying COVID-19 test kits and other products from Aviano, Italy, to the FedEx hub in Memphis, Tenn., to be distributed to medical facilities across the U.S.

NY National Guard COVID-19 response force grows to 2,850
April 3, 2020
New York Army National Guard Spc. Thalio Hinajosa, assigned to Battery B, 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery, part of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, packs meals for distribution to the community at the Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center in New York City March 30, 2020. Hinajosa is one of more than 2,700 New York Guard members helping mitigate the COVID 19 pandemic.

Massachusetts EOD Airman makes face shields with 3D printer
April 3, 2020
Massachusetts National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Jeremiah McClosky, explosive ordnance disposal superintendent, 104th Fighter Wing, prints a protective mask from a 3D printer for the 104th Fighter Wing Medical Group, Westfield, Mass.


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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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