Tennessee State Library and Archives: Kinsall Collection Now Available on TeVA

Tennessee State Library and Archives: Kinsall Collection Now Available on TeVA. “The Lt. Col. J.Y. Kinsall Collection is now available to view online. This collection centered around Lt. Col. J.Y. Kinsall, a World War II and Korean War veteran. During his military career, Kinsall cultivated a passion for photography. Most of the photos and slides in this collection document his personal and military life during the Korean War. He took pictures of his family living in Japan, landscapes in South Korea, and photos of everyday life in Morocco.”

‘Hard stop’: States could lose National Guard virus workers (Politico)

Politico: ‘Hard stop’: States could lose National Guard virus workers. “More than 40,000 National Guard members currently helping states test residents for the coronavirus and trace the spread of infections will face a ‘hard stop’ on their deployments on June 24 — just one day shy of many members becoming eligible for key federal benefits, according to a senior FEMA official.”

Marine Corps Times: Dozens test positive for COVID-19 at San Diego boot camp

Marine Corps Times: Dozens test positive for COVID-19 at San Diego boot camp. “Nearly four dozen recruits within Bravo company aboard the recruit depot in San Diego, California, have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Marine official. Training at the depot has not been halted and there is no current pause in receiving incoming new recruits, the official said.”

Reuters: U.S. warship heads to port after coronavirus outbreak

Reuters: U.S. warship heads to port after coronavirus outbreak. ” At least 18 sailors aboard a U.S. Navy destroyer have tested positive for the new coronavirus, U.S. officials said on Friday, dealing another blow to the military as it faces fallout over its handling of an outbreak on an aircraft carrier last month.”

Task & Purpose: Here are all the financial resources for troops and veterans hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic

Task & Purpose: Here are all the financial resources for troops and veterans hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. “As the public health crisis posed by COVID-19 worsens, many Americans across the country are experiencing significant financial shock. Servicemembers, veterans, and military families are no exception. Although veterans will continue to receive their benefits and active-duty servicemembers will continue to receive their pay, some military personnel and their families are facing financial strain due to lost employment or changes in military orders. If you need financial assistance as a result of the pandemic, there is help.”

New York Times: Navy May Reinstate Fired Captain to Command of Roosevelt

New York Times: Navy May Reinstate Fired Captain to Command of Roosevelt. “The Navy is looking into whether it can reinstate Capt. Brett E. Crozier, who was removed from command of the carrier Theodore Roosevelt after he pleaded for more help fighting a novel coronavirus outbreak aboard his ship, Defense Department officials said on Wednesday.”

US Department of Defense: Army Deploys Medical Task Forces to Help Hard-Hit Communities

US Department of Defense: Army Deploys Medical Task Forces to Help Hard-Hit Communities. “The Army has mobilized eight Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces to the East Coast to support the coronavirus relief efforts and curb the spread of disease, senior Army leaders said.”