Bayhealth staff line the hallways and cheer for the Delaware National Guard who have helped out at Bayhealth hospitals.

Bayhealth Celebrates, Thanks Delaware National Guard

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 | Community Outreach

From stocking medical supplies to preparing meals for patients, and so much more—members of the Delaware National Guard have been helping Bayhealth at its Kent and Sussex campuses during the Omicron-variant surge of COVID-19. To show these dedicated service members how grateful it is to them for this invaluable support in caring for patients and the community, Bayhealth held thank you celebrations in the main lobby of the hospitals at its Kent and Sussex campuses on Feb. 18.

During the event, Bayhealth staff cheered for the Delaware National Guard service members and expressed their thanks to them, while Bayhealth leaders and nurses gave each service member a bag filled with Bayhealth swag as small tokens of appreciation.

“We are deeply appreciative of the Delaware National Guard for supporting us here at Bayhealth,” said Bayhealth Critical Care Nurse Manager Jennifer Fields. “Their willingness to step into a hospital setting and carry out a range of duties without question was admirable. The assistance that they provided to all our teams during these challenging times has meant the world to us. We commend each of these service men and women for the hard work and dedication that they have shown here at Bayhealth. We thank them for their continued service to the community and to our country.”

More than 40 members of the Delaware National Guard provided support across Bayhealth over the past several weeks, working side-by-side with employees in various departments and clinical units. Below is a list of the Delaware National Guard service members who assisted Bayhealth at its Kent and Sussex campuses.

Kent Sussex
1LT Anthony Cuesta
SSG Kim Ebke
SSG Nathaniel Krom
SPC Michael Taylor
SPC John Terrones
SPC Jonathan Guy
SPC Paul Chandler
SPC Eric Wisniewski
PFC Angel Martinez
SPC Justin Drum
SPC Justin Samain
WOC Brandon Winkler
SFC Bryan Yeomans
SSG Keith Seeney
SSG Brett Morris
SPC Jesse Reed
SPC John Lassiter
SPC Spencer Popovich
SPC Breon Dennis
SPC Cody Bartholomew
SPC Charles Simmons
PFC Zachary Konnick
SPC Bryson Cartwright
CW2 Christopher Barber
PFC Wendy Lopez-Niz
SPC Matthew Wright
PFC Jordan Charles
SPC Solomon Grubb
SGT Dustin Myers
SPC Erin Marker
SPC Kaniela Vis
SGT Leonardo Cortezavalos
SPC Megan Washington
SPC DeShawn Sample
SPC LaTajia Maddox
PFC Edwin Tercero-Berduo
SPC DaVaunte Drummond
PFC Melvin Jones
SFC Adam Salzman
SPC Daniel Nickerson
SPC Richard Marchais
SPC Trevaughn Aiken
SPC Madken Dessalines
SGT Robert Baker

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