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  • Army Earth Day Message 2021

    As our Army and our nation prepare to celebrate Earth Day, we are reminded of the devastating effects of extreme weather events and climate change.

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  • Fort Hood troops help beautify neighboring Nolanville

    The 504th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade kicked off their Sunday lending a helping hand to their community partner and supporting the World Water Day: Nolan Creek Matters service event hosted by Keep Nolanville Beautiful here, March 28.

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  • US Army Medical Professionals Administer COVID-19 Vaccines in Saipan

    A team of 12 U.S. Army medical professionals began administering COVID-19 Vaccine doses to members of the local community in Saipan, April 3.

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  • Connecticut Guard, naval sub base team up for vaccinations

    The Connecticut National Guard helped Naval Submarine Base New London vaccinate about 1,000 Sailors and eligible Navy personnel April 1.

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  • Michigan Guard vaccinates more than 323,000 in 90 days

    During the first 90 days of 2021, the Michigan National Guard (MING) has supported communities throughout the state and administered more than 323,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in the fight against the virus.

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  • MING assists large-scale vaccination clinic at fairgrounds

    The Lenawee County Health Department (LCHD) and the Michigan National Guard are administering an average of 1,500 COVID-19 vaccinations a week at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds.

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  • Virginia National Guard provides mobile vaccination teams

    The Virginia National Guard is reconfiguring the task force conducting COVID-19 testing and mask fit training to create mobile vaccination teams.

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National Guard therapy dog awarded Alaska Commendation Medal

National Guard therapy dog awarded Alaska Commendation Medal

Sweetface Shelton, a well-loved and valued therapy dog in the Alaska National Guard, has received the Alaska Commendation Medal. Affectionately known as “Nyx,” the brindle-furred American Mastiff implements therapeutic aid for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program and Warrior and Family Services. Nyx and her owner, Ashley, have devoted over three years to providing emotional support to all Guard members, from a victim of sexual assault testifying in court to personnel handling everyday stressors.

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