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Download full resolution image Readying Javits Center for hospital use

Readying Javits Center for hospital use

NEW YORK--A New York Army National Guard Soldier of the 133rd Composite Supply Company, part of the 53rd Troop Command, warehouse and inventory the initial shipments of a FEMA Field Hospital for setup at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City March 25, 2020. The Javits Center will be converted to a temporary medical facility to ease the bed shortage of New York Hospitals as part of the state response to the COVID 19 outbreak. More than 2,000 New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are on duty as part of the response effort.

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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)

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