Army Reserve Soldier shares experience supporting mental health needs of federal COVID response in Texas
Last updated 9/30/2020 at 11:41am
Army Reserve Medical Command
"This was a great mission of mercy and humanity," reflected Capt. Eric Wilkins. "I will take things I learned from this with me throughout my life."
An Army Reserve psychiatric nurse from Colorado Springs, Colorado, Wilkins was one of 85 Soldiers assigned to Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force-7452 that mobilized to south Texas as part of the Department of Defense support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's response to COVID-19.
In total, U.S. Northern Command has assigned approximately 590 military medical and support personnel from the U.S. Army and...