An Air National Guard Drill Weekend(00:32)
Esther, a nurse in the Air National Guard, trains and serves during drill weekend. Once a month, she reports to duty, teaches classes in her field and works at a clinic.
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Esther: My drill weekend starts at six in the morning. We get here on Saturday morning. We start with roll call. We get to see who's there. We cover any unfinished business that we started the month prior, even the previous months prior to that. From there, we do patient care. I teach some first aid classes here on base. Hopefully, by that time it's time for lunch, and after that, it's immunizations and just helping around the clinic any way that you can before it's time for roll call again, and then I'll try to hit the gym, and then get home so I can have dinner with my family.closeX