• Vermont National Guard helping vaccinate young people

    COLCHESTER, Vt. – The Vermont National Guard now supports the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic with vaccinations for youth in the 5 to 11 age group and booster clinics for the general adult population.Maj. Daniel Dykeman, commander of Joint Task Force Coyote, said the first pediatric

  • Kentucky Guard ramps up COVID vaccinations for troops

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky National Guard commenced Operation Fortified Guardian this month, vaccinating hundreds of Army and Air National Guard members with the COVID-19 vaccine.More than 600 vaccines were administered to Army and Air Guardsmen the weekend of Oct. 15-17. As of Oct. 18,

  • New York National Guard closing down mass vaccination site

    NEW YORK – New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen began winding down their mission at the country's largest COVID-19 mass vaccination site July 9, as the last shot was administered at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.From Jan. 13 to July 9, the 620 members of the New York National

  • Oregon Guard dual status commander leads vaccination clinic

    CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The goal was straightforward – deliver free COVID-19 vaccines to the people of southern Oregon. There were already vaccination clinics across the state, but what made the Jackson County Vaccination Equity Project unique was the assigning of the Oregon National Guard’s first

  • Georgia Guard helps vaccinate tens of thousands of Georgians

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - Over 100 Georgia Air National Guard Airmen with the 116th Air Control Wing completed a COVID-19 response mission where over 170,000 Georgians were vaccinated.The 116th joined Airmen from the 165th Air Lift Wing and Soldiers from the Georgia National Guard to support the

  • Nevada National Guard continues vaccinations all summer

    LAS VEGAS – Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen plan to vaccinate people through September at College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne and Charleston campuses.Sixty Guard members have set up operations in the ballrooms at both locations and will administer COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday through

  • Nevada National Guard enters final stages of COVID battle

    LAS VEGAS – After 16 months on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, Nevada Guard Soldiers and Airmen are in the final stages of the battle as coronavirus cases hit an all-time low in the Silver State.The number of Guardsmen working coronavirus missions in Nevada will decrease dramatically

  • Cal Guard helps vaccinate nearly 1.5 million Californians

    SACRAMENTO, Calif — “One shot, one arm at a time,” boasted U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Donald McKinney Jr., a California National Guard combat medic, while inoculating a Tehama County resident with the COVID-19 vaccine.McKinney is with Cal Guard’s 143rd Field Artillery Regiment, Joint Task Force 749

  • WING helps administer almost 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and -Airmen have helped local health departments administer nearly 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines since establishing the first mobile vaccination teams in late January.Guard personnel on mobile vaccination teams have responded to requests for

  • AZNG partners with Active Component for COVID vaccinations

    PHOENIX – The Arizona National Guard is partnering with its active-duty counterparts from the 56th Medical Group at Luke Air Force Base, Glendale, and the 355th Medical Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, to vaccinate active duty members, dependents, Department of Defense civilians and