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  • Multinational military exercise Resolute Sentinel 2024 kicks off

    LIMA, Peru -- The multinational military exercise Resolute Sentinel 2024 officially began May 27, 2024, at Grupo 4 in La Joya, Peru, after an opening ceremony and unveiling of the 2024 exercise partnership emblem.Exercise Resolute Sentinel 2024, which will continue through the next three weeks, is

  • West Virginia Guard Expands International Partnerships

    CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia National Guard leaders traveled to Peru and Qatar to build and expand international partnerships through the State Partnership Program.The West Virginia National Guard partners with Peru, Qatar and Gabon through the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau

  • West Virginia National Guard, Gabon Announce State Partnership

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia National Guard has been selected as the U.S. partner to the nation of Gabon in central Africa for the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program, Gov. Jim Justice announced March 6. Gabon is the 19th African nation to join with a U.S.

  • West Virginia Guard, 12th Air Force, Peru Sign Pact

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The West Virginia National Guard, the Peruvian Air Force and the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) signed a trilateral cooperation agreement June 9 during a ceremony hosted by the 167th Airlift Wing.The 12th Air Force serves as the Air Force component to the U.S. Southern

  • West Virginia Air National Guard Joins Peruvian Exercise

    LIMA, Peru - West Virginia Air National Guard members participated in a week-long humanitarian assistance and disaster response exercise in Peru May 7-12.The exercise, Cooperacion IX, was led by the System of Cooperation Among the American Air Forces. SICOFAA unites air forces of the Western

  • West Virginia National Guard, Peru Establish Priorities for Partnership

    LIMA, Peru – West Virginia National Guard senior leaders and members of the State Partnership Program met with Peruvian military leadership Aug. 22-24 to develop a plan for future engagements.Maj. Gen. Bill Crane, adjutant general; Command Sgt. Maj. Dusty Jones, senior enlisted leader; the SPP team

  • Guard partnership program adapts, continues to grow

    WASHINGTON – A National Guard program formed in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union has adapted and continues to provide benefits to partnerships around the world, Army Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, said at a Defense Writers' Group breakfast in Washington.The

  • WVANG hosts inaugural air-to-air staff talks with Peru

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Senior leaders from the West Virginia Air National Guard hosted an inaugural air-to-air staff talk with representatives from the Peruvian Air Force, U.S. Embassy Lima, and Air Forces Southern at the Clay Center for the Performing Arts and Sciences Sept. 23-25.The workshop brought