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  • Kentucky National Guard Partner Ecuador Receives C-130H

    LATACUNGA, Ecuador - The Ecuadorian Air Force welcomed a C-130H Hercules into its inventory during a ceremony attended by Kentucky Air National Guard leaders who were on hand to congratulate their State Partnership Program colleagues on the new capability.The Department of Defense State Partnership

  • Kentucky Guard Hosts Ecuadorian Military for Leader Engagement

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Senior Kentucky National Guard leaders welcomed military personnel from the Armed Forces of Ecuador in a State Partnership Program exchange Jan. 30-Feb. 1.Eight senior officials representing Ecuador’s Army, Navy, and Air Force heard and saw what the Kentucky National Guard was

  • Ecuadorian Military Leaders Visit Kentucky Air National Guard

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Key leaders from the Ecuadorian military met with Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard on Jan. 31 to tour the 123rd Airlift Wing and learn more about its missions.They also talked with unit members about their roles in supporting U.S. military operations around the world

  • Kentucky Guardsmen Awarded New State Ribbon for State Partnership Program

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen received a new joint state ribbon recognizing service with the State Partnership Program in a ceremony at the Boone National Guard Center April 13.As of the ceremony, 34 Soldiers and Airmen qualified for the ribbon. Those present were

  • Kentucky National Guard, SPP Partner Ecuador Conduct Seminar

    QUITO, Ecuador - Kentucky National Guard members participated in a senior enlisted leader seminar with 21 members of the Armed Forces of Ecuador March 20–24.The engagement, the first of its kind in the almost 30-year partnership between the KYNG and Ecuadorian military under the State Partnership

  • Kentucky Air Guard Provides Training for Ecuadorian Air Force

    LATACUNGA, Ecuador – Three members of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Maintenance Group visited Latacunga, Ecuador, May 3 to 8 to provide aircraft maintenance training to the Ecuadorian Air Force as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program. The Kentucky Air Guardsmen visited

  • Kentucky Guard hosts senior leader engagement with Ecuador

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky National Guard leaders welcomed Ecuadorian military and political leaders last month for the most significant Ecuadorian delegation visit to the United States in over a decade.“The event was an incredible success,” said Lt. Col. Daniel Cooper, the Kentucky National Guard

  • Kentucky, New Jersey Guard aid Ecuador demining operation

    SANGOLQUí, Ecuador – Ecuadorian civil engineers recently welcomed a team of Air National Guard, active-duty Air Force and civilian personnel from U.S. Southern Command to observe, train and equip a battalion of demining soldiers.The visiting group, led by Senior Master Sgt. Matthew Wilt, transferred