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Army deploys soldiers to New York to aid in coronavirus response
Posted: 4:15 PM, Mar 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-26 16:15:01-04
31st Hospital Center and 586th Field Hospital deploy soldiers to New York State to assist civil authorities.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — The Army is deploying soldiers to New York state to support the coronavirus response effort, according to the department of defense.
Soldiers assigned to the 531st Hospital Center and 586th Field Hospital will make the trek from Kentucky first.
"The 531st is prepared to provide a full range of health care, and is ready to support as needed," the DOD said in a release.
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