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  • Connecticut Guard members vaccinate nursing home residents

    As the sun peeks through the clouds on an early spring day, Mary Wade Home resident Marilyn Degnan reflects on the previous year and the shot of hope she felt hearing that the Connecticut National Guard was headed her way with the COVID-19 vaccine.“All I have are my two sons and five granddaughters,” said Degnan. “Just to be able to see them is
  • Connecticut Guard assists with vaccinations for school staff

    Connecticut National Guard members from the 103rd Airlift Wing supported a clinic set up at Saint Francis Hospital to vaccinate 1,500 teachers and staff from Hartford Public Schools March 4-5.
  • 103rd Airlift Wing increases COVID-19 response

    As Connecticut increases its number of COVID-19 vaccination sites throughout the state, 150 Airmen from the 103rd Airlift Wing have volunteered to help the Connecticut National Guard support its many enduring response missions, including COVID-19 testing and food distribution.
  • Connecticut National Guard helps distribute masks to schools

    The Connecticut National Guard is helping both the Connecticut State Department of Education and Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security distribute masks to school districts throughout the state as many transition back to in-person or hybrid learning.
  • Conn. Air Guard squadrons collaborate to safely train readiness

    The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges to training large groups at a single time. The week of Sept. 10, members of the 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron, 103rd Security Forces Squadron, 103rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, and 103rd Medical Group combined their expertise to conduct key readiness training while protecting the health of participants.
  • Connecticut Guard assembles 107,000 test kits in five days

    Connecticut National Guard members have spearheaded efforts to expand the state’s COVID-19 testing stockpile, assembling 107,000 test kits in five days last week.
  • Connecticut National Guard provides mobile COVID-19 testing lab

    The Connecticut National Guard has turned a vehicle designed to test for environmental chemical, biological, and radiological contamination into a mobile clinical laboratory to expand the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 testing capacity.
  • Guard family channels service experience during COVID-19

    When National Guard members are called to duty, spouses often take care of the home front. But what happens when the spouse is called to service?
  • Guardsman supports COVID-19 response at her university

    A campus typically busy with students and staff in late April sits mostly dormant as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Central Connecticut State University, like many others, to send students home and move classes online. One of CCSU’s students, however, has returned wearing a uniform to support the state’s COVID-19 pandemic response.
  • CTANG fire department, Security Forces maintain readiness during COVID-19

    Normal routines for Connecticut Air National Guard members have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of Guardsmen are actively supporting response actions around the state and many full-time personnel continue their daily tasks through telework. A constant in today’s varied environment is the need for security and emergency response at Bradley Air National Guard Base.
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