Gov. Holcomb Activates Indiana National Guard

(INDIANAPOLIS) – On Saturday, Gov. Holcomb and the Indiana National Guard released a video on YouTube talking more about how the state is responding to the pandemic.

The video also shows Guardsman working at Stout Field in Indianapolis.

The Indiana National Guard issued a statement about their role since being activated by Gov. Eric Holcomb.

The National Guard is supporting the state’s emergency operations center along with providing personnel to the Indiana State Department of Health for response planning. Guardsman with specific skill sets could work in fields such as medical, logistical or communications.

“We stand ready to support our community in every way necessary during emergency responses like this,” said Brig. Gen. R. Dale Lyles, adjutant general for the Indiana National Guard. “Our troops are trained to support local agencies and aid in easing Hoosiers’ minds during their time of need.”