Naval ship Mercy arrives in the Port of Los Angeles
Fox News’ Christina Coleman says the U.S. Navy ship Mercy arrived in the Port of Los Angeles, California, to help hospitals strained by coronavirus.
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President Trump signed an order Friday returning some members of the armed forces reserve to active duty in order to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
The order authorizes the secretaries of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Homeland Security to recall as many as 1 million members of the Ready Reserve to active duty for up to two years.
“This will allow us to mobilize medical disaster emergency response personnel to help wage our battle against the virus,” Trump said. “We have a lot of people, retirees, great military people, they're coming back in.”