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Temporary suspension of routine or elective care in US army dental clinics in Europe continues
Dental Health Command Europe
March 19, 2020 - Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe and in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus

Kentucky Army National Guard brings the firepower to Saber Strike 18
Staff Sgt. Christopher Anderson, section chief, 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery Regiment directs a truck operator during a reloading exercise of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during Saber Strike 18 in the Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland on June 6, 2018. Saber Strike 18 is the eighth iteration of the longstanding U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative exercise designed to enhance interoperability among allies and regional partners. (Michigan Army National Guard photo by Spc. Alan Prince /released)
June 6, 2018 - "This is a unique opportunity for the unit since this is the first time we have deployed with 100% of our organic elements," stated Capt. Paul Chandler, Alpha Battery commander.

Battle Group Poland hits the water for amphibious training
British soldiers in a Jackal 2A Mobility Weapon-Mounted Installation Kit, are transported across a water hazard by their Polish allies in a Polish Army Medium Amphibious Transport at the Bemowo Piskie Training Area on June 5, 2018 as part of their participation in Saber Strike 18. Saber Strike 18 is the eighth iteration of the long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise designed to enhance interoperability among allies and regional partners. (Michigan Army National Guard photo by Spc. Robert Douglas/Released.)
June 6, 2018 - Collaborative training with allies is the kind of environment Saber Strike 18 hopes to foster in its eighth iteration.

Strong Europe Tank Challenge Builds Camaraderie Across Borders
U.S. Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, fire at a target while conducting the defensive position live fire portion of the Strong Europe Tank Challenge at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 5, 2018. The Strong Europe Tank Challenge is an annual training event designed to give participating nations a dynamic, productive and fun environment in which to foster military partnerships, form Soldier-level relationships, and share tactics, techniques and procedures. The participating nations this year are Austria, France, Germany, Poland, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Wallace Bonner)
June 6, 2018 - Even across eight nations’ uniforms and six languages, some ideas require no translation like impressive tanks, a friendly competition and the importance of building multinational cooperation.
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Pa. National Guard Supports FEMA Medical Station
GLEN MILLS, Pa. – Soldiers from the 103rd Engineer Battalion, Pa. National Guard, provide logistical assistance to FEMA at the Glen Mills School where they unloaded federal equipment to establish a federal medical station, from March 28 to 29. Federal, state and local assets are coming together to open this facility which can house non-COVID 19 patients with less severe conditions if and when regional hospitals become full.
March 29, 2020 - Federal, state and local assets are coming together to open this facility which can house non-COVID 19 patients with less severe conditions if and when regional hospitals become full. 

Army to help convert vacant buildings into hospitals as COVID-19 spreads
March 29, 2020 - Army leaders announced plans to quickly convert unused buildings into makeshift hospitals in multiple states, starting in New York, as hospitals brace for medical shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, construction is set to kick off as the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan will be refitted into a 1,000-bed hospital and an additional 1,800 field medical stations, officials said. Soldiers from the New York National Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and civilian employees will prepare the medical facility, slated to begin operating in a week to 10 days.

Army to test new tech program at select schools
March 29, 2020 - The Army plans to implement a new cybersecurity and tech education program for high school students enrolled in junior ROTC programs, leaders told lawmakers March 11. The program, scheduled to be implemented at select schools by fiscal year 2022, will focus on cybersecurity and computer science. Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Casey Wardynski said the program’s curriculum remains under development.

Lt. Col. Dana Lonis Women's Hostory Month Interview
Lt. Col. Dana Lonis was interviewed by Sgt. Lacey Rogerson for Women's History Month at United States Military Hospital-Kuwait.
March 29, 2020 - Civility in practice, whether it’s in the military or in your professional practice, even in your regular life is important. Try not to bring people down, if you can’t, then do it respectfully. Always try to bring people up. Her motto to live by: "No matter what your doing do it well, everything is important."

USAREC spouse donates handmade masks to hospital workers
Tessa Paszek's workstation where she creates handmade hospital masks for healthcare workers and those immunocompromised.
March 27, 2020 - Service for some means wearing a uniform, but this U.S. Army Recruiting Command spouse found herself turning to a sewing machine to answer her call. Tessa Paszek, wife of Army recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Alex Paszek, saw a need for hospital masks for her nursing friends; and a desire to help out her inner circle quickly turned into hundreds of requests for handmade, washable face masks.