Stories tagged: "National Guard"


Soldiers from the Michigan National Guard provide free drive-through COVID-19 testing in Baldwin, Mich.,, Aug. 14, 2020. Medics from the Michigan National Guard’s Task Force 182 have been providing the testing throughout the state over the last three months.
Michigan Still Needs the National Guard for Coronavirus Response

The services of distributing and administering testing have been essential, but the biggest operation—distributing the vaccine—is yet to come.

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at MBS International Airport, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Freeland, Mich. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump Rallies in Michigan After Pulling Funding From State’s National Guard

His visit came hours after he denied Michigan support for frontline pandemic responders.

Library staff worked overnight to raise children's materials off the bottom shelves before it got wet and the Michigan National Guard worked then to bring the materials upstairs and out of the damp air. (Photo via Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Facebook page)
National Guard Rescues Thousands of Books In Flooded Midland Library

Some 80,000 books were saved from the waterlogged Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, thanks to the Michigan National Guard.

Members of National Guard & volunteers prepare bags of food to residents near a one-mile radius containment area set up to halt spread of COVID-19 in New York. Image via Shutterstock
Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.