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Taking care of home base: 165th AW takes preventative actions to protect the welfare of its force
By Staff Sgt. Jamila Haven | July 21, 2020
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- While teleworking is still an option for some jobs the 165th Airlift Wing has expanded daily operations after the state of Georgia has mostly opened back up after COVID-19 precautions.

Georgia Army National Guard Activates SFAB Battalion
By Sgt. Jordan Trent | July 21, 2020
FORT BENNING, GA, June 25, 2020 – The Georgia Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 54th Security Force Assistance Brigade held a ceremony marking the official activation of the unit June 25, 2020 at Fort Benning, Georgia. The 1-54th SFAB mission is to assess, advise, liaise and support foreign security forces during peacetime, contingency, crisis and combat operations supporting the combatant commander’s needs

Brig. Gen. John Gentry, commander of the Marietta-based, 78th Troop Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Locke, senior enlisted adviser, meet with Cpt. Athena Brown, officer in charge, 110th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, at Frederick Douglass High School in Atlanta, Georgia, May 18, 2020. Members of the Guard helped distribute food to children who normally would get two meals a day at school.
Georgia Guard helps feed school kids
By Staff Sgt. Amy King | May 20, 2020
ATLANTA – The Georgia Army National Guard helped the Atlanta Public Schools system distribute almost

Georgia National Guard Spc. Illiana Bartsch of the Ft. Stewart-based 179th Military Police Company sorts test specimen vials at Delmar Gardens of Smyrna April 29, 2020. Bartsch is a member of a Georgia National Guard mobile testing strike team deployed to test senior citizens for COVID-19.
Georgia National Guard helps increase COVID-19 testing
By Spc. Tori Miller | May 15, 2020
ATLANTA – The Georgia National Guard is helping increase COVID-19 testing across the state in partnership with the Georgia Department of Public Health and Augusta University.

Soldiers with the 116th Army Band, Georgia Army National Guard, along with Airmen from both the 116th Airlift Wing and 165th Air Control Wing, operate a call center that helps facilitate testing through the Augusta University ExpressCare cellphone app. The Soldiers in the call center pull information from a database pool and help people experiencing possible COVID-19 symptoms find testing sites near them.
Georgia National Guard's 116th Army Band helps with testing
By Staff Sgt. Amy King | May 14, 2020
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Members of the Georgia National Guard’s 116th Army Band and 93rd Financial Management Support Unit are helping Augusta University test Georgia citizens for COVID-19.