Ron Johnson served as a flight paramedic on an Army medical helicopter in Iraq. He left for his tour of duty in that country in October 2019.
The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's Central Valley went down during a routine training mission in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake.
The 26-ton, tank-like craft took on water and quickly sank in hundreds of feet of water — too deep for divers.
In California, military doctors, nurses and other health care specialists were being deployed to eight hospitals facing staffing shortages amid a record-breaking case numbers.
Strategic occurrences and international affairs will impact EMS providers and emergency workers. This provides an overview of the threats.
While some Guard troops responding to the protests wore protective equipment, most were not wearing masks and it was largely impossible to maintain any social distancing.