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  • North Carolina Guard Welcomes New Zambian State Partnership

    LIVINGSTONE, Zambia - North Carolina sent a delegation, including the National Guard, over 7,000 miles to the Republic of Zambia in April to officially begin their partnership with the African nation under the State Partnership Program. The delegation included Kristi Jones, chief of staff of the

  • State Partnership Program Adds 3 New Partner Nations in Africa

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program has added three new partner nations on the African continent, bringing the total number of partnerships in the 30th year of the program to 100. Gabon, Malawi and Zambia join the existing 17 African nations in the

  • Michigan Air Guard couple from Zambia become U.S. citizens

    DETROIT – On May 24, Airman 1st Class Waicha Gondwe recited her oath of allegiance, completing her journey to become a U.S. citizen. Born and raised in Zambia, Gondwe is a material management specialist with the 127th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Selfridge Air National Guard Base (SANGB), Michigan.