03/23/2020 by californiacaregivers
National Guard Provides Assistance At Sacramento Food Bank
“SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Dozens of California National Guard soldiers were at the Sacramento Food Bank boxing up food and making sure it gets out to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s not your usual military uniform. Aside from the camouflage, some have masks and gloves. But the mission is the same.
“We’re here to really support our public, trying to get these canned goods out to those who need it most,” Jonathan Shiroma, of the National Guard, said.
While many have been deployed all over the world Shiroma admits this is uncharted territory.
“In all my deployments, I’ve done humanitarian efforts in Kosovo, in the former Yugoslavia, I’ve been deployed to Iraq, but what we’re doing here is a first,” Shiroma said….”