09 April 2020

Soldiers use parachute-mending skills to sew coronavirus surgical masks


Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge. See other free reports  here . Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter  here . Please support our journalism  with a subscription .WASHINGTON (Tribune News Service) — Soldiers who usually mend parachutes and rigging are turning those skills to sewing much-needed coronavirus surgical masks.Parachute riggers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord over the last week have used their sewing machines to produce more [...]