Army Reserve medic from San Francisco reflects on federal COVID-19 response mobilization
Spc. Okan Pekgil and his mother, Emi Hale Pekgil, at home in San Francisco. Okan, an Army Reserve combat medic, mobilized in July 2020 with an Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force to support DHR Health in Edinburg, Texas as part of the Department of Defense’s assistance to the Federal Emergency Management Agency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.