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NJ Guard Task Force sets up medical station in MeadowlandsOpen in a New Window

SECAUCUS, N.J. – Twenty-five New Jersey National Guard Soldiers and Airmen answered the call for
New Jersey Air National Guard Capt. Sara Kucharski, a physician assistant with the 108th Medical Group, briefs civilian volunteers arriving at the field medical station (FMS) at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus, N.J., April 6, 2020. The New Jersey National Guard medical staff is helping state and local officials operate the FMS in a COVID-19 relief effort.

 

104th Medical Group administers COVID-19 tests in communityOpen in a New Window

WESTFIELD, Mass. – In the Air National Guard, Airmen wear federal and state hats. When called upon
A group of aerospace medical technicians and a medical administrator from the 104th Medical Group, Massachusetts National Guard, spent a week moving throughout Massachusetts administering tests for COVID-19, sometimes at four locations per day.

 

Indiana National Guard provides critical food bank supportOpen in a New Window

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. – Indiana National Guard troops from the 381st Military Police Company in
Indiana National Guard troops from the 381st Military Police Company, Plymouth, load groceries into cars of local families at a drive-thru food drive at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, Merrillville, Indiana, April 3, 2020.

 

Colorado National Guard helps shelter homeless in Denver areaOpen in a New Window

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – More than 250 members of the Colorado National Guard (CONG) are helping the
Members of the Colorado National Guard transition to state active duty at Joint Force Headquarters, Centennial, Colorado, April 6, 2020. More than 250 Colorado National Guard members are helping the State Emergency Operations Center and the city and county of Denver shelter homeless people during the COVID-19 response.

 

Wisconsin National Guard provides poll workers statewideOpen in a New Window

MADISON, Wis. — More than 2,400 Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen from the Wisconsin National Guard
2nd Lt. Ben Marinin, an intelligence officer with Company D, 173rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, processes absentee ballots in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, April 7, 2020. More than 2,400 Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen were mobilized to state active duty to assist as poll workers in state elections.

 

SC National Guard helps search for alternate care sitesOpen in a New Window

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina National Guard (SCNG) is helping the state increase available
The South Carolina National Guard works with state and federal agencies as a task force to conduct engineer assessments of sites throughout the state that could be used as alternate care facilities should there be a surge of COVID-19 patients at hospitals.

 

Pennsylvania National Guard supporting COVID-19 responseOpen in a New Window

FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – About 850 Pennsylvania National Guard members are helping respond to
Spc. Gabriel Rushing of the Pennsylvania National Guard's 1/104th Cavalry gives a thumbs-up before driving a load of special needs cots from the Norristown State Hospital April 3, 2020, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency field hospital at Temple University in Philadelphia.

 

North Carolina Guard answers call in COVID-19 pandemicOpen in a New Window

RALEIGH, N.C. – More than 240 North Carolina National Guard (NCNG) Soldiers and Airmen deployed
North Carolina Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Ashley Feimster unloads medical supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile from a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle at an Alamance County Emergency Management facility, April 2, 2020. The North Carolina National Guard has been working with State Emergency Response partners on COVID-19 response.

 

Utah Guard linguists overcome language gap during pandemicOpen in a New Window

DRAPER, Utah – As Utah confronted the COVID-19 pandemic and a succession of earthquakes, linguists
Spc. Logan Jensen, a Spanish and Chinese linguist with the 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 300th MI Brigade, Utah National Guard, collaborates over video teleconference with 2nd Lt. Joseph Kline, a Spanish linguist with the 141st Military Intelligence Battalion, to translate emergency preparedness information from English into Spanish during a statewide self-quarantine, near Salt Lake City, Utah, March 26, 2020.

 

Ohio Guard helps state evaluate alternate care sitesOpen in a New Window

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine turned to the Ohio National Guard to help develop a
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Lucas Budd, an engineer adviser assigned to the Northwest Joint Engineer Assessment Team, takes notes during a site survey April 4, 2020, at Upper Sandusky High School. Ohio National Guard members were assessing whether the school is suitable for use as an alternate medical facility, if COVID-19 cases increase beyond what existing hospitals in the state can manage.

 

Idaho National Guard helps staff food banksOpen in a New Window

BOISE, Idaho – More than 40 Idaho National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are helping food bank workers
Senior Airman Nicholas Christy from the 124th Fighter Wing, Idaho National Guard, and the other Airmen are helping out at Idaho food banks by unloading food from trucks, sorting the food into carts and helping load the donated food into people's cars April 3, 2020.

 

New York National Guard JOC tracks fight against COVID-19Open in a New Window

LATHAM, N.Y. – The nerve center for the 3,000 members of the New York National Guard operating
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Timothy Fogarty monitors the situation in the New York National Guard Joint Operations Center in Latham,  March 18, 2020. The Joint Operations Center, or JOC, serves as the central clearing point for operational information to allow Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general of New York, to control the response as the force assists in New York State efforts to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Maryland Guard sets stakes at Pimlico COVID-19 testing siteOpen in a New Window

BALTIMORE – The Maryland National Guard continues to support local response to COVID-19 by
Members of the Maryland Army National Guard’s 1297th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion and 1729th Maintenance Company, both based in Havre de Grace, and the 1229th Transportation Company, based in Baltimore, set up shelters and medium tents at a COVID-19 test site in a parking lot outside of Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore April 3, 2020.

 

New Jersey Air National Guard supports COVID-19 test siteOpen in a New Window

HOLMDEL, N.J. – Forty Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 108th Wing and 177th Fighter
Medical staff process a patient sample at a COVID-19 testing site at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J., March 23, 2020. Airmen from the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 108th Wing and 177th Fighter Wing are providing security and traffic control at the site. This photo has been edited to remove personal information.

 

Michigan National Guard expands support of food banksOpen in a New Window

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan National Guard is helping staff the Forgotten Harvest Food Bank in
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.

 

NJ Guard's 177th Fighter Wing still flying during pandemicOpen in a New Window

ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. – The 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard,
A U.S. Air Force F-16C Fighting Falcon takes off April 1, 2020, at the 177th Fighter Wing, Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The 177th FW continued flying to maintain worldwide combat-readiness and homeland defense during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Wisconsin Guard testing elderly at Sheboygan living facilityOpen in a New Window

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The Wisconsin National Guard dispatched a team April 5 to a senior living facility
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-19Open in a New Window

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas National Guard is mobilized throughout the state to help expand health
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 assemblyOpen in a New Window

ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. – The 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard,
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 responseOpen in a New Window

MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – The Maryland National Guard is helping protect virtual communities with a joint
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.