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  • Mass. Guard members use civilian medical training in COVID-19

    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — More than 180 Soldiers and Airmen from the Massachusetts National Guard with civilian medical backgrounds have been called up to serve with Task Force Raptor and join the commonwealth's fight against COVID-19.
  • Called to comfort: Mass. military chaplains provide support during COVID-19

    During these challenging times, people are seeking comfort and compassion to help them not only with any medical issues they may be facing, but also the emotional challenges that come with increased stress. Chaplains from the Massachusetts National Guard (MANG), as well as the Massachusetts Organized Militia, have been visiting Soldiers and Airmen throughout the state to provide additional spiritual support during the COVID-19 response efforts. 
  • PMEL continues calibration for total-force during COVID-19

    Through the course of many weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the various missions of the Air Force continue. One such area that often goes unnoticed is that of the Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory or ‘PMEL’. As one of only seven labs that has the necessary equipment and personnel to perform Air Data Calibration, the Otis PMEL provides precision calibration and measurement for sixteen different USAF, ANG and foreign military support flying missions, as well as local support for District 1 of the United States Coast Guard...
  • The show must go on: maintaining mission readiness amidst COVID-19

    The potential for national emergencies such as weather events, earthquakes, or in this case, a global pandemic to create logistical challenges, are significant. It is critical that organizations train and prepare for every contingency to ensure maximum effectiveness during even the most austere of conditions.The 102nd Intelligence Wing is no
  • Massachusetts Guard, Army Reserve join forces at hospital

    The Massachusetts National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers are helping staff a public hospital, testing and treating patients experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Public Health needed now more than ever

    During the COVID-19 global pandemic, our nation has turned to the CDC for guidance, and in the Air National Guard, we are relying on our public health service members now more than ever. The introduction of the coronavirus has placed a new spotlight on the importance of public health.
  • Recruiting remotely, the mission continues

    Responding to the Department of Defense's COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, Air National Guard recruiters have moved their search for the future force to entirely remote operations. "We haven't scaled back our recruiting efforts, but have shifted recruiting to 100 percent virtual prospecting," said Master Sgt. Tabitha Gendreau, 102nd Intelligence Wing recruiting flight chief.
  • Mass. National Guard provides security support on Nantucket

    A team of Air National Guard Security Forces and Army National Guard Military Police are on the island community of Nantucket assisting the local police department by providing security at the Nantucket Cottage Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Testing Teamwork: Mass. Soldiers and Airmen conduct COVID-19 testing at nursing homes

    Soldiers and Airmen from the Massachusetts National Guard have been working together to complete mobile COVID-19 testing on patients at nursing homes throughout the commonwealth for over a week. 
  • 102nd Intelligence Wing Safety Office wins ANG-level award

    The 102nd Intelligence Wing Safety Office recently won the 2019 Air National Guard, Director of Safety Award for Outstanding Achievement in Occupational Safety.
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