Check Out These Iconic Photos From The Coronavirus Outbreak

Coast Guard assets, along with New York Police Department and New York Fire Department assets, provide a security escort for the USNS Comfort arrival into New York Harbor, March 30, 2020. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike, Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak, Maritime Safety and Security Team New York, and crews from Coast Guard Station New York and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod conducted the escort as the Comfort arrived in New York City to assist in the COVID-19 response. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Q. Hightower)

Army 1st Lt. Kimberly C. Estil, a medical-surgical nurse assigned to 193rd Medical Detachment, 10th Field Hospital, 627th Hospital Center, carries a box, April 9, 2020, as part of the teardown inside Seattle Event Center in downtown Seattle, Washington. Soldiers from 47th Combat Support Hospital based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. and 627th HC based at Fort Carson, Colo. deployed from their respective installations in support of the Department of Defense COVID-19 response. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, is providing military support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help communities in need. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

Field Hospital begins tear down in Seattle Event Center

Army Pvt. 1st Class Kandris C. Spencer, a combat medic assigned to the 10th Field Hospital, 627th Hospital Center, closes a box, April 9, 2020, inside Seattle Event Center in downtown Seattle, Wash. Soldiers from 627th HC based at Fort Carson, Colo. and 47th Combat Support Hospital based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. deployed from their respective units in support of the Department of Defense COVID-19 response. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, is providing military support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help communities in need. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

USNS Comfort Arrives In NYC

New York, NY, March 30, 2020 – The USNS Comfort arrived in New York to support the national, state and local response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The hospital ship will provide approximately 1,000 beds for urgent care patients not infected with the virus, relieving pressure on local hospital systems. K.C. Wilsey/FEMA

Patient Transport Team Receives Patients Arriving for Medical Care Aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20)

NEW YORK CITY (April 9, 2020) – U.S. Navy Cmdr. Lori Cici, left, and Lt. Akneca Bumfield stand by for an inbound ambulance carrying a patient arriving for medical care aboard aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). Comfort cares for trauma, emergency and urgent care patients without regard to their COVID-19 status. Comfort is working with Javits New York Medical Station as an integrated system to relieve the New York City medical system, in support of U.S. Northern Command’s Defense Support of Civil Authorities as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara Eshleman)

Patient Transport Team Receives Patients Arriving for Medical Care Aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20)

NEW YORK CITY (April 9, 2020) – U.S. Navy Sailors prepare to transport a patient arriving for medical treatment from an ambulance onto the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). Comfort cares for trauma, emergency and urgent care patients without regard to their COVID-19 status. Comfort is working with Javits New York Medical Station as an integrated system to relieve the New York City medical system, in support of U.S. Northern Command’s Defense Support of Civil Authorities as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara Eshleman)

Media members speak to New York National Guard members

New York Army National Guard Sergeant Major Nicholas Pardi member of the 104th Military Police Battalion, Kingston, New York is interviewed by WPIX reporter James Ford on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020. Pardi is serving as the Operations Sergeant Major at the Javits New York Medical Station (JNYMS). Pardi is part of the New York National Guard’s response efforts to combat COVID-19 [Photo by Major Patrick Cordova]

Ventilators shipped from California arrive at Stewart ANGB

Airmen from the 146th Airlift Wing of the California Air National Guard in Oxnard, CA, deliver 200 ventilators to the New York Air National Guard’s 105th Airlift wing on April 7, 2020, at Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, NY. The use of the C-130J Super Hercules, along with the help of New York Army National Guard Sodliers from the 369th Sustainment Brigade, facilitated the shipment of medical equipment, which will support the ongoing COVID-19 medical response being conducted in the New York and New Jersey areas. Each state will receive 100 of the ventilators (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by SrA Jonathan Lane/Released).

3rd CBRN Task Force returns home after COVID-19 test site mission

FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – Soldiers and Airmen from the Pennsylvania National Guard’s 3rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Task Force, part of the Homeland Response Force for Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 3, work through the decontamination process at the COVID-19 testing site in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on April 5, 2020. The task force, also part of Pennsylvania Task Force North, recently passed the mission to another unit and returned to Fort Indiantown Gap. (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

MSNG Supports COVID-19 Testing in Tippah County

U.S. Army Spc. Alex Sullivan, a combat medic assigned to Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 98th Cavalry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard, currently serving as a member of a COVID-19 mobile testing team, administers a COVID-19 test at the Tippah County Coliseum in Ripley, Miss., April 6, 2020. The Mississippi National Guard is supporting the Mississippi Department of Health at testing sites throughout the state as part of Mississippi’s COVID-19 State Task Force. (Portions of this image were obscured for security reasons) (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Jovi Prevot)

The 627th Soldiers set up a field hospital in the Centurylink Field

Seattle, Wash., April 5, 2020 – Soldiers from the 627th Army Hospital based in Fort Carson, Colorado work to set up a field hospital in the Centurylink Field Events Center. This hospital will serve as overflow for Puget Sound area hospitals and will only treat patients who do not have COVID-19. Photo by Jeff Markham/FEMA

 

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