Soldier helps the sick with her furry companion
May 27, 2020 - Staff Sgt. Chelsea Robbins, a battalion retention noncommissioned officer for the 2nd Battalion, 150th Field Artillery, 81st Troop Command, in Bloomington, Indiana, on May 15, 2020, took her furry companion, Rizzo, to a hospice care center to visit patients who's family and friends have to be socially distanced. After almost 20 years in the Indiana National Guard, Robbins wanted to give back to the community while both in uniform and out.
Indiana Guard team provides crucial support for frontline guardsmen
May 18, 2020 - Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indiana National Guard supported local agencies throughout the state to curb virus’s spread and serve during the time of need. The Guard's COVID-19 plans team stationed Stout Field in Indianapolis filled a critical component in organizing specialized teams while protecting the health and safety of soldiers and airmen serving on the frontlines.
Hoosier guardsman steps up for family, community amid pandemic
May 12, 2020 - Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Pfc. Christopher Rodriguez, an Indiana National Guardsman with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 151st Infantry Regiment in Gary, Indiana, faced some adversity of his own in March 2020. With the rising number of virus cases in the state and Governor Eric Holcomb's stay-at-home order, Rodriguez soon found himself without employment and wondered what was next for his family.