Category Archives: Guardsmen

Two guardsmen dead of COVID-19 complications, bringing military’s total to 19

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Two National Guardsmen are the 18th and 19th members of the military to die of COVID-19 complications, spokespeople confirmed to Military Times on Thursday. California Army National Guardsman Sgt. Goran Dimovski, 40, died Jan. 31, spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Shiroma told Military Times. Alabama Air National Guardsman Master Sgt. Darryl Lovell, 58, died Jan. 28, […]

Tennessee Guardsmen have administered over 500K virus tests

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee National Guard has administered over 500,000 COVID-19 tests to citizens throughout Tennessee, according to a news release. The Guard first began helping with the fight against COVID-19 in March, when Gov. Bill Lee requested 250 soldiers and airmen to help the Department of Health operate drive-thru rural testing sites. Over […]

Tennessee Guardsmen have administered over 500K virus tests

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee National Guard has administered over 500,000 COVID-19 tests to citizens throughout Tennessee, according to a news release. The Guard first began helping with the fight against COVID-19 in March, when Gov. Bill Lee requested 250 soldiers and airmen to help the Department of Health operate drive-thru rural testing sites. Over […]

Guardsmen, reservists could see benefits expand after coronavirus missions end

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As tens of thousands of National Guard and reserve members remained mobilized around the country for coronavirus response missions, lawmakers are pushing to expand their military benefits after that work is finished. In recent days, leaders in Congress have offered new plans to extend veteran home loans to more Guardsmen, do away with certain medical […]

Guardsmen, reservists could see benefits expand after coronavirus missions end

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As tens of thousands of National Guard and reserve members remained mobilized around the country for coronavirus response missions, lawmakers are pushing to expand their military benefits after that work is finished. In recent days, leaders in Congress have offered new plans to extend veteran home loans to more Guardsmen, do away with certain medical […]

This is why guardsmen on protest duty were kicked out of a DC hotel

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Hundreds of Utah Army National Guardsmen were told to pack up and leave their hotel rooms with little warning late Thursday night, after returning from doing crowd control in downtown Washington, D.C., the National Guard Bureau said in a Friday news release. The reason, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy confirmed to Military Times, is that they […]

This is why Guardsmen on protest duty were kicked out of a D.C. hotel

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Hundreds of Utah Army National Guardsmen were told to pack up and leave their hotel rooms with little warning late Thursday night, after returning from doing crowd control in downtown Washington, D.C., the National Guard Bureau said in a Friday news release. The reason, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy confirmed to Military Times, is that they […]