24 mai 2020

Army National Guardsman: 'I Never Imagined Fighting a Virus'


When local business owner Gus LaFontaine signed up for U.S. Army National Guard fresh out of high school in 1998, he didn't anticipate his service would include responding to a health crisis like the coronavirus."When I joined the Army National Guard, I knew that a deployment was on the table or could be on the table. I knew that I would respond to natural disasters. I've worked an ice storm. I've worked hurricanes. We work tornadoes," he explained. "But I never imagined fighting a virus [...]