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Air Force C-17 aircraft delivers COVID-19 vaccinations to Hawaii National Guard neighbor island troops

Air Force C-17 aircraft delivers COVID-19 vaccinations to Hawaii National Guard neighbor island troops
Hundreds of activated Hawaii National Guard personnel with the joint task force responding to COVID-19 are getting vaccinated, with some on neighbor islands receiving the Pfizer vaccine today from the back of a C-17 cargo aircraft.

Air Force C-17 aircraft delivers COVID-19 vaccinations to Hawaii National Guard neighbor island troops Sgt.First Class Denise Chincio assigned to the Medical Detachment, Hawaii National Guard (HING), draws a COVID-19 vaccine on a C-17 aircraft during a single-day operation to inoculate the front line HING members across all counties, January 5, 2021, Kahului, Hawaii.The Hawaii Air National Guard provided a C-17 aircraft to travel within the counties over a single day.ARMY NATIONAL GUARD Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge.

HONOLULU (Tribune News Service) — Hundreds of activated Hawaii National Guard personnel with the joint task force responding to COVID-19 are getting vaccinated, with some on neighbor islands receiving the Pfizer vaccine today from the back of a C-17 cargo aircraft making a brief stop.Among those flying aboard the C-17 are Hawaii Army and Air National Guard medics.

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