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  • 132d Wing Airmen provide COVID-19 screening

    DENISON, Iowa – Members of the Iowa National Guard screened hundreds of residents in Crawford County for COVID-19 by nasal swab or antibody testing May 11-22.A team of Airmen from the 132d Medical Group, 132d Force Support Squadron and 132d Security Forces Squadron set up and operated a Joint Mobile Screening Center in Denison.“We are mission
  • Washington Guard partners with Quinault Indian Nation

    TAHOLAH, Wash. – While adjusting the volume on her walkie-talkie to compensate for a facial mask and the constant drizzle, 2nd Lt. Megan E. Zurliene pauses for a reply over the channel from one of her troops. Patiently waiting, she paces around the operations center at the Quinault Indian Nation Reservation. When the Soldier finally responds, she
  • Guard assists state health officials in COVID-19 mapping

    ARLINGTON, Va. – National Guard members are helping state and local health agencies conduct voluntary COVID-19 mapping to track and reduce the spread of the virus.“We are not focused on tracking the individual,” said Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Panush, officer in charge of the Washington National Guard team working on mapping efforts. “We’re
  • Mission Support Group key to wing's COVID-19 response

    MIDDLE RIVER, Md. – Airmen from the Maryland Air National Guard are playing an integral role in the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, performing many successful missions. But none of that would be possible without the behind-the-scenes support of personnel back on base.Airmen from the 175th Logistics Readiness Squadron have processed and
  • Oklahoma Guard supports hot spot through COVID-19 outbreak

    GUYMON, Okla. – The Oklahoma Air and Army National Guard is helping the Oklahoma State Department of Health and other state and federal agencies control the spread of COVID-19 in some of the state’s most affected areas, including the “hot spot” of Guymon.As of May 19, Guymon had 650 confirmed cases of COVID-19, second only to Oklahoma City, which
  • Mobilians with Alabama Guard combat COVID-19 in hometown

    MOBILE, Ala. – Task Force 31, a joint effort between the Alabama Air and Army National Guard, has been fighting COVID-19 in the state since April.With numbers continuing to rise in the city, the Mobile natives who have been called to active duty are taking the fight personally.“I joined [the National Guard] specifically to help my community,” said
  • New Jersey Guard pitches in at home for veterans

    VINELAND, N.J. – When the call for volunteers came, 31 Citizen-Airmen with the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 177th Fighter Wing stepped up to help at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home. Armed with cleaning supplies and a desire to help others, the Airmen have integrated themselves with the staff at the facility.“Having the National Guard here
  • Wisconsin Guard conducting mobile testing around state

    MADISON, Wis. – More than 600 Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen with the Wisconsin National Guard have tested 58,093 people for COVID-19 in a continuing statewide mission.The Guard’s 25 specimen collection teams are supporting local health departments and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to increase the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity.The
  • Iowa National Guard opens COVID-19 test site in Storm Lake

    STORM LAKE, Iowa – Members of the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing and the Army National Guard’s D Company, 334th Brigade Support Battalion, have opened a COVID-19 testing site in Storm Lake. Iowa Air National Guard Lt. Col. DeAnna Pennings, the officer in charge of the test site, said the mission was to provide manpower and
  • Army, Air officers bring different backgrounds to task force

    HORSHAM AIR GUARD STATION, Pa. – Col. John Farr is an Army infantry officer who has multiple combat deployments under his belt and serves as the commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard’s 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team.Col. Scott Coradi is an Air Force medical officer who is an emergency medicine physician for his full-time civilian job and

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