New York Army National Guard Soldiers distribute food parcels in Westchester County N.Y. on March 12 2020 as part of the New York State response to the effort to contain a cluster of coronavirus also known as Covid-19 cases in New Rochelle N.Y. The Soldiers and Airmen were providing food to families to make up for school lunch and breakfast meals students are missing after schools in New Rochelle were closed to prevent the spread of the virus.
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Stars and Stripes -- Tue, 31 Mar 2020 Nearly 15,000 troops are now deployed as National Guards mission expands to fight coronavirus A team of 19 Arizona National Guard soldiers built a 50-bed federal medical station overnight Sunday to begin supporting the Navajo Nation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
CBS 6 -- Mon, 30 Mar 2020 National Guard turns Times Union Center into critical food hub (video) ALBANY NY (WRGB) - The Times Union Center--usually a hot spot for entertainment and sports- Now it's serving a hugely important purpose as a food hub! We first told you about the Albany County... (more)
Military Times -- Mon, 30 Mar 2020 Latest Guard update: More than 14,600 troops mobilized for COVID-19 response The number of Guard troops mobilized in the effort to cope with the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. As of Sunday morning, more than 14,670 Air and Army National Guard professionals... (more)