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  • 167th Airmen are force multipliers in fight against COVID-19

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Approximately 60 Airmen from the 167th Airlift Wing are supporting COVID-19 relief efforts throughout West Virginia, a key component in the fight against the pandemic.Since the start of the pandemic, the 167th Airmen joined West Virginia National Guard members supporting

  • Airmen voluntarily receive COVID-19 vaccine

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – The West Virginia National Guard’s Task Force Medical-East conducted a vaccination clinic at the 167th Airlift Wing during the wing’s unit training assembly Feb. 6 and 7.More than 150 Airmen received their first dose of the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, a two-dose vaccination

  • National Guard troops head to DC from as far away as Guam

    WASHINGTON – Thousands of National Guard troops are arriving in the nation's capital from as far away as Guam to support authorities through the presidential inauguration Wednesday.Volunteers from the Guam National Guard departed from the A.B. Won Pat International Airport in Tamuning on Jan. 17, en

  • 167th Airmen provide COVID-19 testing and other support

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Since early on in the global pandemic, the 167th Airlift Wing has supported West Virginia COVID-19 response efforts with manpower, resources and time.The 167th Medical Group Expeditionary Community Testing Detachment for COVID-19 supported a community testing event Sept. 30 at

  • 167th Airlift Wing helps with voluntary COVID-19 mapping

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Members of the 167th Airlift Wing continue to guide residents through the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eight unit members are conducting voluntary COVID-19 mapping for the Berkeley and Jefferson County Health Departments. They are contacting people who have tested for

  • Guard's COVID-19 response is largest since Hurricane Katrina

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Almost 47,000 Soldiers and Airmen from the National Guard are activated to help fight COVID-19 in the Guard’s largest domestic response effort since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. More than 51,000 Guard members responded to Katrina. While Katrina response efforts were in a concentrated

  • WV Guard builds forecasting tools for COVID-19 response

    The West Virginia National Guard (WVNG) and West Virginia University (WVU) have joined forces as Task Force Petersen to develop key data systems to track critical medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.Task Force Petersen, named after the supply sergeant in the John Wayne movie “The Green

  • New Hampshire National Guard Airmen answer the call

    CONCORD, N.H. – In response to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, more than 150 members of the New Hampshire National Guard are supporting missions across the Granite State. The Soldiers and Airmen are serving communities on multiple fronts, from alternate care sites, to food banks, to the