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National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission -

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.12.2020

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Soldiers with Joint Task Force 176's disinfection teams spray and wipe down surfaces in the West Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Austin, Texas, May 11, 2020. Several units of Texas Military Department personnel mobilized to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including Joint Task Force 176, whose members have helped Texans by distributing medical supplies, supporting food banks in distributing food, and are now helping to disinfect long-term care facilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission -

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.12.2020

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Soldiers with Joint Task Force 176's disinfection teams spray and wipe down surfaces in the West Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Austin, Texas, May 11, 2020. Several units of Texas Military Department personnel mobilized to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including Joint Task Force 176, whose members have helped Texans by distributing medical supplies, supporting food banks in distributing food, and are now helping to disinfect long-term care facilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission -

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.12.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers with Joint Task Force 176 disinfect the West Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Austin, Texas, May 12, 2020. Several units of Texas Military Department personnel mobilized to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including Joint Task Force 176, whose members have helped Texans by distributing medical supplies, supporting food banks in distributing food, and are now helping to disinfect long-term care facilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission -

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.12.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers with Joint Task Force 176 disinfect the West Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Austin, Texas, May 12, 2020. Several units of Texas Military Department personnel mobilized to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including Joint Task Force 176, whose members have helped Texans by distributing medical supplies, supporting food banks in distributing food, and are now helping to disinfect long-term care facilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission -

National Guard Soldiers begin nursing home disinfection mission

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.12.2020

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Army National Guard Spc. Joel Mendoza, a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear specialist with the 1st Battalion (Airborne) of the 143rd Infantry Regiment, assists Capt. Patrick Couch, officer in charge of Joint Task Force 176's disinfection teams, with donning personal protective gear in preparation for disinfecting the West Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Austin, Texas, May 12, 2020. Several units of Texas Military Department personnel mobilized to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including Joint Task Force 176, whose members have helped Texans by distributing medical supplies, supporting food banks in distributing food, and are now helping to disinfect long-term care facilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

Brig. Gen. Greg Chaney Meets with Texas National Guard Soldiers -

Brig. Gen. Greg Chaney Meets with Texas National Guard Soldiers

HOUSTON, TX, UNITED STATES 05.11.2020

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Brigadier General Greg Chaney, the Deputy Adjutant General - Army, receives a brief by Texas Army National Guard Sgt. Arner, attached to the 172nd Brigade Engineer Battalion, at the Delmar Stadium in Houston, Texas, on May 12, 2020. Texas Military Department personnel are operating a COVID-19 testing site at Delmar Stadium, testing over 500 Texans per day. (Courtesy Asset)

Borger, Texas, Mobile Testing Team -

Borger, Texas, Mobile Testing Team

BORGER, TX, UNITED STATES 05.11.2020

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Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen conduct COVID-19 testing in Borger, Texas, on May 6, 2020 as part of a Mobile Testing Team. The Mobile Testing Teams have been dispatched across the state of Texas on the order of Governor Greg Abbott in order to ensure that Texans in every corner of the state have access to free COVID-19 testing in order to curb the spread of the virus. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Erin Castle, 36th Sustainment Brigade)

Borger, Texas, Mobile Testing Team -

Borger, Texas, Mobile Testing Team

BORGER, TX, UNITED STATES 05.11.2020

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Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen conduct COVID-19 testing in Borger, Texas, on May 6, 2020 as part of a Mobile Testing Team. The Mobile Testing Teams have been dispatched across the state of Texas on the order of Governor Greg Abbott in order to ensure that Texans in every corner of the state have access to free COVID-19 testing in order to curb the spread of the virus. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Erin Castle, 36th Sustainment Brigade)

Borger, Texas, Mobile Testing Team -

Borger, Texas, Mobile Testing Team

BORGER, TX, UNITED STATES 05.11.2020

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Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen conduct COVID-19 testing in Borger, Texas, on May 6, 2020 as part of a Mobile Testing Team. The Mobile Testing Teams have been dispatched across the state of Texas on the order of Governor Greg Abbott in order to ensure that Texans in every corner of the state have access to free COVID-19 testing in order to curb the spread of the virus. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Erin Castle, 36th Sustainment Brigade)

Borger, Texas, Mobile Testing Team -

Borger, Texas, Mobile Testing Team

BORGER, TX, UNITED STATES 05.11.2020

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Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen conduct COVID-19 testing in Borger, Texas, on May 6, 2020 as part of a Mobile Testing Team. The Mobile Testing Teams have been dispatched across the state of Texas on the order of Governor Greg Abbott in order to ensure that Texans in every corner of the state have access to free COVID-19 testing in order to curb the spread of the virus. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Erin Castle, 36th Sustainment Brigade)

LTC Adrian Perez and CSM Gilbert Stamps Recognize Texas Army National Guard Soldiers for Excellence During the COVID-19 Response -

LTC Adrian Perez and CSM Gilbert Stamps Recognize Texas Army National Guard Soldiers for Excellence During the COVID-19 Response

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX, UNITED STATES 05.08.2020

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Texas Army National Guard LTC Adrian Perez and CSM Gilbert Stamps present a challenge coin to SPC Bagwell at the New Braunfels Mass Food Distribution event, in New Braunfels, Texas on May 8, 2020. (Courtesy Asset: 176th Engineer Brigade)

Brig. Gen. Charles Schoening Visits Texas National Guard Soldiers at the New Braunfels Food Bank -

Brig. Gen. Charles Schoening Visits Texas National Guard Soldiers at the New Braunfels Food Bank

NEW BRAUNFELS, TX, UNITED STATES 05.08.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Charles Schoening, Commanding General of the 76th Troop Command, visits Texas Army National Guard Soldiers mobilized to support the New Braunfels Food Bank, in New Braunfels, Texas on May 8, 2020, as they assist the food bank in meeting increased levels of demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Asset: 176th Engineer Brigade)

National Guard Soldiers prepare for long-term care facility disinfection mission -

National Guard Soldiers prepare for long-term care facility disinfection mission

CAMP MABRY, TX, UNITED STATES 05.08.2020

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Army National Guard Sgt. Eduardo Miranda, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist with Troop A, 1st Squadron of the 124th Cavalry Regiment demonstrates the proper donning and doffing of personal protective gear for members of Joint Task Force 176 who are preparing to support long-term care facility disinfection operations at Camp Mabry, in Austin, Texas, May 7, 2020. Joint Task Force 176, a unit of Texas Military Department personnel who have been distributing food and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, are preparing to support the Texas Division of Emergency Management in disinfecting long-term care facilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

National Guard Soldiers prepare for long-term care facility disinfection mission -

National Guard Soldiers prepare for long-term care facility disinfection mission

CAMP MABRY, TX, UNITED STATES 05.07.2020

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Members of the Texas Military Department's Joint Task Force 176 distribute disinfecting kits to Soldiers preparing to support long-term care facility disinfecting operations at Camp Mabry, in Austin, Texas, May 7, 2020. Joint Task Force 176, a unit of Texas Military Department personnel who have been distributing food and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, are preparing to support the Texas Division of Emergency Management in disinfecting long-term care facilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

National Guard Soldiers prepare for long-term care facility disinfection mission -

National Guard Soldiers prepare for long-term care facility disinfection mission

CAMP MABRY, TX, UNITED STATES 05.07.2020

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Members of the Texas Military Department's Joint Task Force 176—Texas State Guard Pfc. Jason Hunter, Texas National Guard Capt. Stephanie Enloe, the task force's medical operations officer, and Sgt. 1st Class Rajendran Kumaraswamy, the task force's medical noncommissioned officer—unload disinfecting kits for Soldiers preparing to support long-term care facility disinfection operations at Camp Mabry, in Austin, Texas, May 7, 2020. Joint Task Force 176, a unit of Texas Military Department personnel who have been distributing food and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, are now preparing to support the Texas Division of Emergency Management in disinfecting long-term care facilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

Blue Angels thank 1st responders with Cowtown flyover -

Blue Angels thank 1st responders with Cowtown flyover

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 05.06.2020

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The Blue Angels' F-18 Hornet six-ship flyover soared over Fort Worth and Dallas medical centers as a salute and thank all healthcare workers, first responders, and other essential personnel serving on the front lines to fight for the fight against COVID-19. The U.S. Navy aerial demonstration team is performing flyovers all over the nation to include Texas, Georgia, Louisiana and Florida just to name a few to express America's thanks. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Mrs. Julie Briden-Garcia)

Blue Angels thank 1st responders with Cowtown flyover -

Blue Angels thank 1st responders with Cowtown flyover

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 05.06.2020

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Fat Albert, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels' C-130J Hercules, sits in wait anticipating the F-18 Hornet six-ship flyover to soar over Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, today as they salute and thank all healthcare workers, first responders, and other essential personnel serving on the front lines to fight against COVID-19. The current 'Burt' (BUNO 164763) was retired last May and rests at its temporary home on base after having flown 30,000 flight hours. (Texas Air National Guard photo by Mrs. Julie Briden-Garcia)

America Strong Flyover at JRB Fort Worth -

America Strong Flyover at JRB Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 05.06.2020

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The United States Navy Blue Angels performs a fly over above the flight line at Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, the home of the Texas Air National Guard’s 136th Airlift Wing, in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 6, 2020. Pictured on the ground is the C-130 cargo plane known colloquially as “Fat Albert.” The flyover was conducted as part of the Blue Angels' "America Strong" display to honor healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Ms. Julie Briden-Garcia, 136th Airlift Wing)

Texas State Guard plays active role in Texas Military Department COVID-19 response -

Texas State Guard plays active role in Texas Military Department COVID-19 response

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.06.2020

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Texas Stated Guard Pfc. Jason Hunter, the State Guard liaison officer to Joint Task Force 176, updates task force commander Col. Robert Crockem on State Guard activities in collaboration with Army and Air National Guard efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas, May 6, 2020. The Texas Military Department's Joint Task Force 176 is one of several units of Soldiers, Airmen and State Guardsmen, who mobilized to support relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts include augmenting medical capabilities, distributing medical supplies and supporting food banks in distributing food to families impacted by the pandemic. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles)

CSM Gilbert Stamps Recognizes Texas Army National Guard Soldiers for Excellence During the COVID-19 Response -

CSM Gilbert Stamps Recognizes Texas Army National Guard Soldiers for Excellence During the COVID-19 Response

SAN ANGELO, TX, UNITED STATES 05.05.2020

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111th Engineer Battalion Command Sergeant Major, CSM Gilbert Stamps, awards a challenge coin to Texas Army National Guard Private 1st Class Ngyen, a medic assigned to Mobile Testing Site, Region Charlie 5. She was awarded a Battalion coin by CSM Stamps for outstanding attitudes and performance. (Courtesy Asset: 176th Engineer Brigade, Texas Army National Guard)

Brig. Gen. Schoening visits San Antonio Food Bank -

Brig. Gen. Schoening visits San Antonio Food Bank

SAN ANTONIO, TX, UNITED STATES 05.05.2020

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Erika Borrego, chief operating officer at the San Antonio Food Bank, gives a tour of the food bank operations to Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Charles Schoening, commander of the 71st Troop Command, in San Antonio, Texas, May 5, 2020. The Texas Military Department mobilized several units of service members, including Joint Task Force 176, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide support with food distribution and enhance medical capabilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

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Brig. Gen. Schoening visits Joint Task Force 176

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.05.2020

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Army National Guard Col. Robert Crockem, commander of the 176th Engineer "Chaos" Brigade and Joint Task Force 176 (left), with Brig. Gen. Charles Schoening, commander of the 71st Troop Command and former "Chaos" Brigade commander, at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas, May 5, 2020. Joint Task Force 176 is one of several units of Texas Military Department personnel which mobilized in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide support with food distribution and enhance medical capabilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

Brig. Gen. Schoening visits Joint Task Force 176 -

Brig. Gen. Schoening visits Joint Task Force 176

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.05.2020

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Army National Guard 1st Lt. Andrew Slack, a platoon leader with the 111th Engineer Battalion of the 176th Engineer "Chaos" Brigade, briefs Brig. Gen. Charles M. Schoening, commander of the 71st Troop Command, and former "Chaos Brigade" commander, during the general's visit to Joint Task Force 176 headquarters at Camp Mabry, in Austin, Texas, May 5, 2020. Joint Task Force 176 is one of several units of Texas Military Department personnel which mobilized in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide support with food distribution and enhance medical capabilities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

Texas National Guard supports Mobile Testing Site in Mission, Texas -

Texas National Guard supports Mobile Testing Site in Mission, Texas

MISSION, TX, UNITED STATES 05.04.2020

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U.S. Army Spc. David Trevino, a Combat Medic Specialist, places a COVID-19 testing sample in a specimen bag at Diaz - Villarreal Elementary in Mission, Texas, May 4, 2020. The Texas Military Department is supporting the critical healthcare infrastructure and assisting with Mobile Testing Team sites. (Air National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. De'Jon Williams)

Texas National Guard supports Mobile Testing Site in Mission, Texas -

Texas National Guard supports Mobile Testing Site in Mission, Texas

MISSION, TX, UNITED STATES 05.04.2020

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U.S. Army Spc. Tamra Townsend, a Combat Medic Specialist, cuts a sterile swab stick at Diaz - Villarreal Elementary in Mission, Texas, May 4, 2020. The Texas Military Department is supporting the critical healthcare infrastructure and assisting with Mobile Testing Team sites. (Air National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. De'Jon Williams)

Texas Military Department COVID-19 Call Center  -

Texas Military Department COVID-19 Call Center

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 05.04.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers working a shift at the COVID-19 call center in Austin, Texas, on May 4, 2020. The Texas Military Department is operating a COVID-19 testing call center to coordinate and schedule appointments for Texans requiring COVID-19 testing; ensuring that COVID-19 testing is available in every corner of the state. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Erin Castle, 36th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Brig. Gen. Greg Chaney Visits Soldiers of the 840th MAC in Midland, Texas -

Brig. Gen. Greg Chaney Visits Soldiers of the 840th MAC in Midland, Texas

MIDLAND, TX, UNITED STATES 05.03.2020

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Brigadier General Greg Chaney, the Deputy Adjutant General - Army, visits Texas Army National Guard Soldiers attached to the 840th Mobility Augmentation Company, 111th Engineer Battalion, 176th Engineer Brigade, as they perform COVID-19 testing as part of a Mobile Testing Team in Midland, Texas, on May 3, 2020. Since April 2020, TMD has deployed Mobile Testing Teams to over 30 communities across Texas to provide free drive-through COVID-19 testing to fight the spread of COVID-19. (Courtesy Asset: 176th Engineer Brigade)

Joint Task Force 176 members support New Braunfels Food Bank -

Joint Task Force 176 members support New Braunfels Food Bank

UNITED STATES 05.01.2020

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Texas Army National Gaurd Spc. Russell Jackson, a heavy vehicle driver with General Support Unit 4, a team within Joint Task Force 176, briefs task force commander Col. Robert Crockem on food distribution operations at the New Braunfels Food Bank in New Braunfels, Texas, May 1, 2020. Providing assistance to food banks has been one of the several elements of the Texas Military Department’s COVID-19 response mission, which also includes enhancing medical infrastructure. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. D. Michael Giles, 36th Infantry Division public affairs)

Texas Guardsmen mobilize to support local food bank efforts -

Texas Guardsmen mobilize to support local food bank efforts

SAN ANTONIO, TX, UNITED STATES 05.01.2020

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Army and Air National Guard members of the 71st Electronic Intelligence Brigade and the 149th Fighter Wing, respectively, package fresh produce for distribution at a San Antonio food bank May 1, 2020. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Agustin Salazar)

Texas Guardsmen mobilize to support local food bank efforts -

Texas Guardsmen mobilize to support local food bank efforts

SAN ANTONIO, TX, UNITED STATES 05.01.2020

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Army and Air National Guard members of the 71st Electronic Intelligence Brigade and the 149th Fighter Wing, respectively, package fresh produce for distribution at a San Antonio food bank May 1, 2020. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Agustin Salazar)

Gen. Joseph Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau Visits Texas -

Gen. Joseph Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau Visits Texas

PLANO, TX, UNITED STATES 04.29.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers give a demonstration to General Joseph Lengyel, Chair of the National Guard Bureau, at a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) warehouse in Plano, TX, on April 29, 2020. Texas National Guard service members have been mobilized to produce and distribute a variety of PPE to health care partners across the state of Texas in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Julie Briden-Garcia)

Gen. Joseph Lengyel, Chief, National Guard Bureau, Visits Texas -

Gen. Joseph Lengyel, Chief, National Guard Bureau, Visits Texas

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 04.29.2020

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General Joseph L. Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, along with Maj. Gen. Tracy R. Norris, the Adjutant General of Texas, visit Texas National Guard service members serving at the Tarrant Area Food Bank in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 29, 2020. Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have been mobilized to support increased Food Bank demand statewide as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, (Courtesy Asset: Ryan Iwaniak, Tarrant Area Food Bank)

COVID-19 Response -

COVID-19 Response

SAN ANTONIO, TX, UNITED STATES 04.24.2020

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Anil Kodali, the Quality Engineering Director for VisionWorks, instructs Airman Adriana Sotello, an Air National Guard member with the 149th Fighter Wing, on how to document mask safety compliance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, April 24, 2020, San Antonio, Texas. (Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Katie Schultz)

COVID-19 Response Team -

COVID-19 Response Team

SAN ANTONIO, TX, UNITED STATES 04.24.2020

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Staff Sgt. Noel Melendez, an Air National Guard member with the 149th Fighter Wing, serves the local community during COVID-19 response by ensuring that personal protective equipment is ready, above standard, and available for front line healthcare workers. (Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Kaliea Green)

COVID-19 Response Team -

COVID-19 Response Team

SAN ANTONIO, TX, UNITED STATES 04.24.2020

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Staff Sgt. Noel Melendez and Senior Airman Jesse Moore, Air National Guard members with the 149th Fighter Wing, serve the local community during COVID-19 response by ensuring that personal protective equipment is ready, above standard, and available for front line healthcare workers, April 24th, 2020, San Antonio, Texas. (Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Kaliea Green)

Texas Airmen serving during COVID-19 -

Texas Airmen serving during COVID-19

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 04.24.2020

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Texas Air National Guard members join forces with the Tarrant Area Food Bank and Cowtown Marathon to provide food to the local communities April 24, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. Texas Airmen are committed to supporting our Texas communities and will stay on mission until the people of Texas are safe, secure and healthy. (Air National Guard photo by Tech Sgt. Lynn Means.)

Texas Airmen serving during COVID-19 -

Texas Airmen serving during COVID-19

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 04.24.2020

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Texas Air National Guard members join forces with the Tarrant Area Food Bank and Cowtown Marathon to provide food to the local communities April 24, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. Texas Airmen are committed to supporting our Texas communities and will stay on mission until the people of Texas are safe, secure and healthy. (Air National Guard photo by Tech Sgt. Lynn Means.)

Texas Airmen serving during COVID-19 -

Texas Airmen serving during COVID-19

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 04.24.2020

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Texas Air National Guard members join forces with the Tarrant Area Food Bank and Cowtown Marathon to provide food to the local communities April 24, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. Our Citizen Airmen know the people of Texas look to them when disaster strikes, and we will always, without hesitation, give all we have to rise to the challenge. (Air National Guard photo by Tech Sgt. Lynn Means.)

Fredericksburg Community Based Testing Facility -

Fredericksburg Community Based Testing Facility

FREDERICKSBURG, TX, UNITED STATES 04.18.2020

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A Texas Air National Guard medic, attached to the 149th Fighter Wing, prepares to receive patients by properly securing her personal protective equipment (PPE) at a community-based testing facility in Fredericksburg, Texas, April 19, 2020. The Texas Military Department, in tandem with state partners, has established community-based testing facilities to provide drive-in COVID-19 screenings to communities not served by a county health department. These facilities will allow Texas to curb the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Charles E. Spirtos/Released)

Fredericksburg Community Based Testing Facility -

Fredericksburg Community Based Testing Facility

FREDERICKSBURG, TX, UNITED STATES 04.18.2020

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Texas Air National Guard Airmen triage and check in a patient for COVID-19 testing at a community-based testing facility in Fredericksburg, Texas, April 19, 2020. The Texas Military Department, in tandem with state partners, has established community-based testing facilities to provide drive-in COVID-19 screenings to communities not served by a county health department. These facilities will allow Texas to curb the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Charles E. Spirtos/Released)

Texas Air National Guard Supports Tarrant Area Food Bank -

Texas Air National Guard Supports Tarrant Area Food Bank

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 04.17.2020

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Airmen of the Texas Air National Guard supported food distribution efforts at the Tarrant Area Food Bank in Fort Worth, Texas, April 16, 2020. Texas Military Department service members have been mobilized across the state of Texas to augment local food banks in order to meet an unprecedented increase in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Photo: Tarrant Area Food Bank)

Texas Air National Guard Supports Tarrant Area Food Bank -

Texas Air National Guard Supports Tarrant Area Food Bank

FORT WORTH, TX, UNITED STATES 04.17.2020

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Airmen of the Texas Air National Guard supported food distribution efforts at the Tarrant Area Food Bank in Fort Worth, Texas, April 16, 2020. Texas Military Department service members have been mobilized across the state of Texas to augment local food banks in order to meet an unprecedented increase in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Photo: Tarrant Area Food Bank)

Joint Task Force 176 Prepares to Respond to COVID 19 -

Joint Task Force 176 Prepares to Respond to COVID 19

CAMP SWIFT, TX, UNITED STATES 04.17.2020

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Members of the Texas Military Department's Joint Task Force 176 in-process and receive briefings at Camp Swift in Bastrop, Texas, before they commence COVID-19 relief operations on April 17, 2020. (Courtesy Photo: 176th Engineer Brigade)

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Texas National Guard engineers convert barracks into medical isolation support facilities

CAMP SWIFT, TX, UNITED STATES 04.16.2020

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Texas Army National Guard combat engineers Pvt. Blake Hall and Spc. Nallely Cantu, both members of the 840th Engineer Mobility Augmentation Company, operating within Task Force 176, install curtains to separate beds in Camp Swift barracks to adapt them into medical isolation support facilities in Bastrop, Texas, April 17, 2020. The Texas Army National Guard converted Camp Swift barracks into facilities where Soldiers can reside if they become infected while serving as part of the COVID-19 pandemic response. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles)

Major General Tracy R. Norris visits Rio Grande Valley Food Bank -

Major General Tracy R. Norris visits Rio Grande Valley Food Bank

PHARR, TX, UNITED STATES 04.16.2020

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Major General Tracy R. Norris, the Adjutant General of Texas, presents a challenge coin to Mr. Stuart Haniff, CEO of the Rio Grande Valley Food Bank, in Pharr, Texas, April 17, 2020. The Texas Military Department has been mobilized to support and augment local food banks across the state of Texas as they experience unprecedented levels of demand in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. De'Jon Williams)

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Texas National Guard engineers convert barracks into medical isolation support facilities

CAMP SWIFT, TX, UNITED STATES 04.16.2020

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Texas Army Sgt. Keith Huffstuttler, a team leader with Task Force 176’s 840th Engineering Mobility Augmentation Company, installs curtains to separate beds in Camp Swift barracks to adapt them into medical isolation support facilities in Bastrop, Texas, on April 17, 2020. The TMD has established this isolation facility for Soldiers, Airmen and State Guardsmen suspected of having COVID-19 so that they may recover in a safe environment and prevent further spread of the virus. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Giles)

Texas National Guard Assists in Food Distribution -

Texas National Guard Assists in Food Distribution

EDINBURG, TX, UNITED STATES 04.15.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Spc. Juan Hernandez carries bags of canned goods at the Endowment Community Resource Center in Edinburg, Texas, April 15, 2020. Texas Guardsmen live, work and train in communities across Texas. These Citizen Soldiers are deeply invested in keeping fellow Texans safe. Most recently, Texas Military Department service members have been active in providing support to local communities through partnerships with food banks across Texas in order to meet unprecedented levels of need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. De’Jon Williams)

Texas National Guard Assists in Food Distribution -

Texas National Guard Assists in Food Distribution

EDINBURG, TX, UNITED STATES 04.15.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Spc. Juan Hernandez organizes boxes of cereal at the Endowment Community Resource Center in Edinburg, Texas, April 15, 2020. Texas Guardsmen live, work and train in communities across Texas. These Citizen Soldiers are deeply invested in keeping fellow Texans safe. Most recently, Texas Military Department service members have been active in providing support to local communities through partnerships with food banks across Texas in order to meet unprecedented levels of need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. De’Jon Williams)

Texas National Guard Assists in Food Distribution -

Texas National Guard Assists in Food Distribution

EDINBURG, TX, UNITED STATES 04.15.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Lucas Lumbreras writes down inventory at the Endowment Community Resource Center in Edinburg, Texas, April 15, 2020.Texas Guardsmen live, work and train in communities across Texas. These Citizen Soldiers are deeply invested in keeping fellow Texans safe. Most recently, Texas Military Department service members have been active in providing support to local communities through partnerships with food banks across Texas in order to meet unprecedented levels of need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. De’Jon Williams)

Wash Down Training  -

Wash Down Training

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 04.14.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers from across the state undergo aircraft and crew wash down training at Austin Army Aviation Support Facility at the Austin Bergstrom International Airport on April 14, 2020. Wash down procedures will be used to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus amongst the aviation crews. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by: Andrew Ryan Smith)

Texas Army National Guard Soldiers Support North Texas Food Bank -

Texas Army National Guard Soldiers Support North Texas Food Bank

PLANO, TX, UNITED STATES 04.14.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assist at the North Texas Food Bank in Plano, TX, on April 13, 2020. The Texas National Guard is supporting food banks across Texas by augmenting their staffing during an unprecedented increase in demand for food due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Asset: North Texas Food Bank)

Texas Army National Guard Soldiers Support North Texas Food Bank -

Texas Army National Guard Soldiers Support North Texas Food Bank

PLANO, TX, UNITED STATES 04.14.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assist at the North Texas Food Bank in Plano, TX, on April 13, 2020. The Texas National Guard is supporting food banks across Texas by augmenting their staffing during an unprecedented increase in demand for food due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Asset: North Texas Food Bank)

1-142 Cavalry Regiment Assists East Texas Food Bank -

1-142 Cavalry Regiment Assists East Texas Food Bank

TYLER, TX, UNITED STATES 04.13.2020

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Soldiers attached to the 1-142 Cavalry Regiment, Texas Army National Guard, support the East Texas Food Bank in Tyler, Texas, on April 13, 2020. Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have been mobilized across the state to provide support to food banks in response to a surge in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Asset: 1-142 Cavalry Regiment)

COVID-19 Screening Tests  -

COVID-19 Screening Tests

CAMP MABRY, TX, UNITED STATES 04.08.2020

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Major General Tracy R. Norris, the Adjutant General of Texas, receives a rapid COVID-19 screening test as a preventative measure in order to maintain force readiness. The Texas Military Department has begun distributing rapid COVID-19 tests to its service members across the state as a force health protection measure. This will ensure that the Soldiers and Airmen serving their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic remain healthy and safe.

PPE Distribution -

PPE Distribution

CAMP MABRY, TX, UNITED STATES 04.08.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers load a UH-60 Black Hawk at Camp Mabry on April 8, 2020 with personal protective equipment (PPE) for distribution in La Marque, Texas. The supply of PPE will support Texas communities as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army National Guard photos by Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

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Guardsmen Support North Texas Food Bank

DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.07.2020

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Texas Army National Guard troops handed out weekly food supplies for families in need during the COVID-19 Pandemic April 7, 2020, at the Westside Baptist Church in Lewisville, Texas. Servicemembers across Texas have volunteered time to help the growing need in local communities by handing out family boxes of dried goods and small produce items to ones in need. (Texas Air National Guard Photo by A1C Charissa A. Menken)

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Guardsmen Support North Texas Food Bank

DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.07.2020

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Texas Army National Guard troops handed out weekly food supplies for families in need during the COVID-19 Pandemic April 7, 2020, at the Westside Baptist Church in Lewisville, Texas. Servicemembers across Texas have volunteered time to help the growing need in local communities by handing out family boxes of dried goods and small produce items to ones in need. (Texas Air National Guard Photo by A1C Charissa A. Menken)

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Texas Military Department Assists in N95 Mask Production

RICHLAND HILLS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.07.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assist factory employees at the Prestige Ameritech mask factory in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 7, 2020. The Texas Military Department has partnered with Prestige Ameritech to bolster the factory's manpower in order to allow for 24-hour production of N95 respirator masks which are critical for healthcare workers treating patients with COVID-19. (Texas Air National Guard photo by A1C Charissa Menken)

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Texas Military Department Assists in N95 Mask Production

RICHLAND HILLS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.07.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assist factory employees at the Prestige Ameritech mask factory in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 7, 2020. The Texas Military Department has partnered with Prestige Ameritech to bolster the factory's manpower in order to allow for 24-hour production of N95 respirator masks which are critical for healthcare workers treating patients with COVID-19. (Texas Air National Guard photo by A1C Charissa Menken)

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Texas Military Department Assists in N95 Mask Production

RICHLAND HILLS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.07.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assist factory employees at the Prestige Ameritech mask factory in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 7, 2020. The Texas Military Department has partnered with Prestige Ameritech to bolster the factory's manpower in order to allow for 24-hour production of N95 respirator masks which are critical for healthcare workers treating patients with COVID-19. (Texas Air National Guard photo by A1C Charissa Menken)

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Kay Yeager Coliseum Evaluation

WICHITA FALLS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.06.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 176th Engineer Brigade conduct an engineering assessment of the Kay Yeager Coliseum in Wichita Falls, Texas, on April 6, 2020. The Texas National Guard is evaluating non-medical buildings for conversion to healthcare facilities as part of an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. (Courtesy Asset: 176th Engineer Brigade, TXARNG)

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San Angelo Engineering Assessment

FORT WOLTERS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.06.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers attached to the 176th Engineering Brigade, conduct engineering assessments at San Angelo, TX on April 6, 2020. The Texas National Guard is evaluating non-medical buildings for conversion to healthcare facilities as part of an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. (Courtesy Asset: 176th Engineer Brigade, TXARNG)

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TMD's 6th WMD-Civil Support Team

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 03.25.2020

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Members of TMD's 6th WMD-Civil Support Team inspect N95 respirator masks at a TX DPS Warehouse in Austin on March 26, 2020. These masks will be distributed to hospitals, medical facilities, and responders in need of additional personal protective equipment in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 6th WMD-CST has responded to many incidents in Texas and has developed relationships with response partners with whom they work. In the greater COVID-19 pandemic response, the 6th WMD-CST is currently supporting the Texas Division of Emergency Management to assess the serviceability of donated PPE and decontamination supplies before they are distributed to healthcare providers and responders throughout the state. At the same time, the 6th WMD-CST is conducting maintenance, training and coordination operations in order to maintain mission readiness to respond to WMD's and other threats. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

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Texas National Guard sit at the entrance of Dick Kleberg Park in Kingsville

UNITED STATES 03.27.2020

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Texas National Guard Spc. Hugo Mar and Pfc. Alexis Flores sits at the entrance of Dick Kleberg Park in Kingsville, Texas. March 27, 2020. The Texas National Guard will provide well-trained personnel, unique resources and specialized equipment to support our civilian partners as they respond to COVID-19 in their communities. (Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. De’Jon Williams)

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The Expeditionary Medical Facility Sailors arrive in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.03.2020

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Members of an Expeditionary Medical Facility arrive and begin their medical screening and in-processing as they begin to support the Dallas, Texas communities as part of the Department of Defense response to COVID-19. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, is providing military support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help communities in need. (Michigan Army National Guard photo by Spc. Aaron Good)

Personal Protective Equipment Preparation -

Personal Protective Equipment Preparation

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, UNITED STATES 04.03.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Soldiers attached to the 386th Forward Support Company, Joint Task Force 176, receive six pallets of personal protective equipment (PPE) at the Corpus Christi Armory on April 3, 2020. Soldiers are staging and processing the PPE for distribution to local hospitals in the Corpus Christi, Texas area. (Courtesy Asset: 176th Engineer Brigade)

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Major General Tracy R. Norris

The Adjutant General of Texas, addresses the Texas National Guard’s role in the COVID-19 pandemic response

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Major General Tracy R. Norris, the Adjutant General of Texas, addresses the Texas National Guard’s role in the COVID-19 pandemic response. (U.S. Army National Guard video by Andrew R. Smith)

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Texas Army National Guard Set up Field Hospital

DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES 04.01.2020

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Texas Army National Guard troops set up a field hospital in response to COVID-19 April 1, 2020, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Service members across Texas worked to set up Geographically Separated Units (GSU) to support local communities. (Texas Air National Guard Photo by A1C Charissa A. Menken)

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Texas Army National Guard Set up Field Hospital

Texas Army National Guard troops set up

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a field hospital in response to COVID-19 April 1, 2020, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Service members across Texas worked to set up Geographically Separated Units (GSU) to support local communities. (Texas Air National Guard Photo by A1C Charissa A. Menken).

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performing a temperature check

Texas Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Jerry Rushing

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Rushing performs a temperature check on Texas Military Department employees at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas, on March 31, 2020, as part of a COVID-19 screening. Screenings such as this are part of the stringent force health protection (HPCON) measures implemented across the force to keep TMD service members, Civilian employees, and their families safe from COVID-19. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

Temperature check on service memebers -

Temperature check on service memebers

Texas Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Jerry Rushing

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performs a temperature check on Texas Military Department service members at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas, on March 31, 2020, as part of a COVID-19 screening. Screenings such as this are part of the stringent force health protection (HPCON) measures implemented across the force to keep TMD service members, Civilian employees, and their families safe from COVID-19. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

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Guard Soldiers testing personal

Texas National Guard Soldiers test

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the temperature of all persons entering facilities on Camp Mabry. This testing has been put in place to hinder the spread of COVID-19. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

Texas Military Department Prepares to Assist Healthcare Providers in the COVID-19 Response -

Texas Military Department Prepares to Assist Healthcare Providers in the COVID-19 Response

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES 03.18.2020

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Texas Army National Guard Spc. Amanda Patton, assigned to the Medical Readiness Clinic Detachment, performs a mock drive-through COVID-19 screening with Major General Tracy R. Norris, the Adjutant General of Texas on March 18, 2020. Drive-through COVID-19 screening centers allow the public to receive COVID-19 tests while limiting physical contact to better protect healthcare workers and others waiting to be tested. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

 

Texas Army National Guard Spc. Wooster -

Texas Army National Guard Spc. Wooster

Texas Army National Guard Spc. Wooster

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CBRNE Task Force -

CBRNE Task Force

ROUND ROCK, TX, UNITED STATES 12.05.2019

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ROUND ROCK, Texas Dec 5, 2019 — National Guardsmen from the Texas-based 136th Infantry Division, CBRNE Task Force, set up a chemical washdown station as part of a FEMA certification. These drills are an important preparation for disasters that may occur in FEMA region 6. (U.S. Army Photo by Andrew R. Smith/Released)