LATHAM-- New York Army National Guard Major Stephen Keblish is promoted from captain during a ceremony at New York National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters on April 6 2020 by Col. James Cahill the director of military personnel during a COVID-19 complaint ceremony. The ceremony was livestreamed for section members who were working from home and Cahill and Keblish followed the approved social distancing easures. Keblish a native of Herkimer N.Y. has served in the New York Army National Guard since 2004.
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Military Times -- Mon, 06 Apr 2020 Latest Guard update: nearly 22,000 troops mobilized for COVID-19 response; 21 states, 2 territories and DC on Title 32 orders The number of Guard troops mobilized in the effort to cope with the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow. As of Monday morning, nearly 22,000 Air and Army National Guard professionals... (more)
Popular Science -- Mon, 06 Apr 2020 How the National Guard dresses for COVID-19 and other disasters We got a virtual tour of the gear on hand at a Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team. The coronavirus pandemic has understandably spurred millions to think about how they protect themselvesand othersin public spaces. And now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is... (more)
Mid Hudson News -- Sun, 05 Apr 2020 Assemblyman Schmitt activated to Army National Guard duty for COVID-19 mission NEW WINDSOR Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R, New Windsor), a corporal in the Army National Guard, has been activated for the COVID-19 mission. Schmitt will deploy in support of the ongoing fight... (more)