U.S. military prepares to deploy troops to New York’s first COVID-19 “containment zone” in preparation for hot martial law

Hot martial law on the horizon as COVID-19 ramps up

Soldiers and Airmen of the National Guard Homeland Response Force for FEMA Region II conduct validation training of their response capability to assist civilian authorities in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incident at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, N.J. November 15-17, 2019. The team, comprised of some 600 members of the New York and New Jersey National Guard, train to augment first responders in the event of a CBRN incident. (New York National Guard/Flickr)

NEW ROCHELLE, New York (INTELLIHUB) — While mainstream outlets are busy trying to convince the general public that the city’s newly announced COVID-19 “containment zone” will not become militarized in any way, the U.S. military is preparing to deploy National Guard troops to help mitigate the spread of the virus and enforce a 14-day containment order in which large social gatherings will be banned.

The containment order blankets a 1 square mile and starts on Thursday, March 12 and ends on March 25.

New Rochelle Mayor Noam Branson said in a press conference on Tuesday that the National Guard would be helping with logistical operations such as cleaning and handing out food and supplies.

The guard will not a “military of policing function,” the mayor said. “Don’t worry about the guard being here they are here to help you.”

A total of 3 schools will be closed and sanitized during the containment period.


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