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Kentucky National Guard answers the call in COVID-19 response
April 3, 2020
Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen augment the COVID-19 Call Center to manage data collection and case management March 31, 2020.

Connecticut Guard Soldier helps set up field hospital
April 3, 2020
U.S. Army Sgt. Luk Silk, 1-102nd Infantry Regiment, in front of field hospital beds at the O’Neill Center at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut, April 2, 2020. Silk, 23, from Glastonbury, is one of many Connecticut Army and Air National Guard members who set up field hospital equipment at the gymnasium for potential patient use in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Georgia Guard disinfecting nursing homes across the state
April 3, 2020
Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers of the Cordele-based Company C, 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, disinfect common areas in a long-term care facility in Dawson, Ga., April 2, 2020.

Guard supports local food banks as part of COVID-19 response
April 3, 2020
Master Sgt. Dustin McClure, Washington Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion, inventories canned food at the Issaquah Food Bank in Issaquah, Wash., April 2, 2020. Members of the Washington Air and Army National Guard are supporting food banks around the state during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mass. National Guard moves critical medical supplies
April 3, 2020
Medical supplies are unloaded from the New England Patriots team plane and onto Massachusetts National Guard tactical vehicles for transportation from Logan Airport in Boston, April 2, 2020. The Mass.National Guard is providing logistical support to civil authorities throughout the Commonwealth as part of the battle against COVID-19.

West Virginia Airmen use 3D printing to produce face shields
April 3, 2020
Tech. Sgt. Alan Pasel, an aircraft metals technology specialist assigned to the 130th Maintenance Squadron, with a LulzBot TAZ 6 Dual Platinum 3D printer at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, W.Va., March 27, 2020. Pasel used the printer to design a face shield prototype for production to fulfill a statewide shortage caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Michigan Guard helps food banks during COVID-19 response
April 2, 2020
Michigan Army National Guard Soldiers assist the Feeding America West Michigan food bank, which feeds people in 40 of 83 Michigan counties but was struggling to operate because its volunteers were sent home to protect them from the COVID-19 pandemic, Comstock Park, Michigan, March 31, 2020.

Nebraska Airmen deploy overseas
April 2, 2020
Airmen with the 155th Air Refueling Wing board a KC-135 Stratotanker, March 25, 2020, at the Nebraska National Guard air base in Lincoln for deployment to the U.S. Central Command area in support of overseas contingency operations.

Rookie Cal Guard member embraces COVID-19 role
April 2, 2020
His military career is only weeks-old, but California Army National Guard Pfc. Muhammad Fayzan Izhar is embracing his work helping at a Sacramento food bank in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pakistan native completed his initial entry training in February.

Hawaii National Guard ready for COVID-19 response
April 2, 2020
Airman 1st Class Jolene Chun loads the equipment to screen Hawaii National Guard Soldiers and Airmen preparing to assist in the COVID-19 pandemic March 30, 2020, Honolulu.


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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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