LTC Chris Blanco is the G1 for the Washington Army National Guard (WAARNG) and he has been developing and executing plans to RSOI and deploy WAARNG Soldiers as part of Joint Task Force (JTF) STEELHEAD. JTF STEELHEAD is comprised of Airmen and Soldiers from the Washington National Guard providing medical and logistics support to local, state, and federal efforts for the COVID-19 response in the State of Washington. He is one of several 2019 USAWC graduates doing their part to “flatten the curve” during the State of Washington’s COVID-19 response. They report they have relied heavily on knowledge attained at USAWC to develop the WAARNG strategic response to the pandemic.
LTC Christopher A. Blanco
Distance Class of 2019, Seminar 4
G1, Washington Army National Guard