Iowa National Guard soldiers deliver medical gear

CAMP DODGE IOWA- Iowa National Guard Soldiers from the 1133rd Transportation Company, of Mason City, Iowa, and an Iowa City detachment delivered four semitrailers of medical personal protective equipment (PPE) to five counties across the state today, (March 24th).

The items are to be used by healthcare professionals to help prevent the spread of disease, including COVID-19.

The items were delivered to distribution sites in Black Hawk, Johnson, Polk, Pottawattamie and Tama counties.

In addition, on March 23rd, eight Soldiers from the 3654th Support Maintenance Company, of Knoxville, with a detachment in Oskaloosa, delivered and assembled two large tents in Oskaloosa for the Mahaska Health Partnership hospital’s COVID-19 response plan.

Currently there are 42 service Iowa National Guard and Iowa Air National Guard members in a State Active Duty status.

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