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April 20, 2020

Top Air Force officials visit NORAD, NORTHCOM

U.S. Air Force senior leaders visited the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., April 18, 2020, for discussions on the military's COVID-19 response and homeland defense.

April 6, 2020

433rd AW mobilizes medics for COVID-19 response

In less than 36 hours, nine medics from the 433rd Airlift Wing and an Individual Mobilization Augmentee from the 59th Medical Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland mobilized and deployed to New York City on a C-5M Super Galaxy April 5, 2020, to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

April 2, 2020

250-Patient Army Field Hospital in Seattle Expected to Open Next Week

The Army is assembling a 250-bed field hospital in Seattle that's meant to treat non-COVID-19 patients so area hospitals will be able to free up their own beds to care for those who have contracted the disease.

April 2, 2020

USNS Mercy, USNS Comfort Receiving Patients in LA, New York City

To free overwhelmed local hospitals focusing on patients with COVID-19, the Navy hospital ships USNS Mercy and USNS Comfort are docked on both U.S. coasts to provide medical and surgical care to non-COVID-19 patients.

April 2, 2020

Army transforms event center into hospital for COVID-19 Response

Under the direction of U.S. Northern Command, our team at U. S. Army North (Fifth Army) transformed the CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle, Washington, from a sports arena to a world-class U.S. Army hospital to help free bed space in local hospitals and allow medical professionals to focus on providing care to #COVID19 patients.

April 2, 2020

Navy Hospital Ships Helping In COVID-19 Response

Under the direction of U.S. Northern Command, two U.S. Navy Hospital Ships are providing support to U.S. hospitals for the whole-of-America response for COVID-19.