About 100 Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will join the National Guard's COVID-19 response effort this week and join the other 17,000 Guardsmen across the nation already on duty battling the coronavirus.
Gov. Steve Sisolak promoted Nevada National Guard Adjutant General Ondra Berry to the rank of major general today during a subdued, private ceremony in the capital city. Abiding by current social distancing guidelines, only a handful of attendees saw Berry receive his second star from Sisolak, who is the commander in chief of the Nevada National Guard.
Kim Garbach, director of the Reno Chick-fil-A restaurant and a second lieutenant in the 1859th Transportation Company, Nevada Army National Guard, stands with medical professionals at Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks, Nev., March 17, 2020. Garback’s Chick-fil-A delivered more than 200 free meals for medical professionals in the region with plans to continue providing free meals in coming weeks to help feed them as they battle the COVID-19 epidemic
Ondra L. Berry, the Adjutant General of the Nevada National Guard who oversees the Nevada Air and Army Guard, has been promoted by the Department of the Air Force to the rank of major general. He will add a second star to his uniform once Gov. Steve Sisolak promotes Berry in a pending promotion ceremony.
Nevada National Guard Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Ondra Berry, has postponed April drill in response the COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, he has asked for non-essential, full-time staff to telework. For more information, please read the Adjutant General`s message.