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WING helps administer almost 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines
June 1, 2021
Wisconsin National Guard members assist with mobile vaccination team operations March 10, 2021, in Greendale, Wis. Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen have helped local health departments administer nearly 100,000 vaccines across Wisconsin since establishing the first mobile vaccination teams in late January.

Kentucky National Guard helps vaccinate inmates
May 27, 2021
Kentucky National Guard Sgt. Okoarye Dishman, a medic, vaccinates a detainee at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, Ky., May 20, 2021.

AZNG partners with Active Component for COVID vaccinations
May 26, 2021
Airman 1st Class Samantha Gomez, 162nd Medical Squadron, aerospace medical technician, vaccinates a military dependent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Ariz., May 6, 2021. The Arizona National Guard is partnering with Active Components to surge capacity and capability in providing vaccinations to service members and their dependents.

VNG adapts to changing COVID-19 support missions
May 25, 2021
A Virginia National Guard Soldier vaccinates a citizen during a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Norfolk, Virginia. VNG teams are supporting a Federal Emergency Management Agency vaccine hub with mobile vaccination teams administering shots at satellite clinics in Hampton Roads.

NY National Guard continues staffing COVID vaccination sites
May 24, 2021
Tom Pescatore, 26, of Manhattan, New York, receives his second Pfizer vaccination from New York Air National Guard, Lt. Col. John Reynolds, a registered nurse assigned to the 105th Air Lift Wing 20, 2021.

111th Med Group vaccinates wingmen, achieves top readiness
May 20, 2021
Pennsylvania Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Timi Jones, public affairs specialist for the 111th Attack Wing, ris vaccinated by Staff Sgt. Terrell Johnson, aerospace medical technician of the 111th Medical Group, at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2021.

Arizona National Guard, Reserves join forces for residents
May 17, 2021
Reserve Senior Airman Danielle Ippolito, 944th Medical Squadron nurse, and Army Guard Spc. Karston Gardner, combat medic, 856th Military Police Company, prepare to vaccinate Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community residents March 26, 2021. Service members are augmenting COVID-19 vaccination sites for communities with low staffing and high demand.

Missouri Airmen mother, daughter join in fight against COVID
May 14, 2021
Senior Airman Terra Waitl, right, who is assigned to the 139th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s material management office, Missouri Air National Guard, outside the Nutrition Center in St. Joseph, Missouri, Nov. 12, 2020. The Missouri National Guard has been assisting at food banks across the state as part of Missouri’s COVID-19 response.

Michigan National Guard Soldier on the offense against COVID-19
May 12, 2021
U.S. Army Sgt. John Toomey, assigned to the COVID-19 Vaccination Testing Team Task Force North, Michigan National Guard, conducts administrative procedures during a vaccination event in Marquette April 29, 2021.

COVID milestone: Guard vaccinates 10 million people
May 6, 2021
Specialist Jennifer Phillips, a combat medic with the Michigan Army National Guard’s Task Force Red Lion COVID-19 vaccination/testing team, administers the vaccination to employees and their families during a walk-in clinic for the Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, Michigan, April 28, 2021.


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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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