Michigan National Guard Unit Activated for FEMA’s COVID-19 Response
Michigan National Guard members are being called in to help the federal response to the coronavirus.
FEMA is requesting the support of the 46th Military Police Command, which is based in Lansing.
They will be used to help provide medical assistance, planning and logistical support. Not civilian law enforcement.
They could be stationed in FEMA Regions five, six and seven which include Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, and more.
Overall, about 160 service members will be a part of this response. There are already 140 National Guard members assisting the state of Michigan with its response.