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  • Virginia National Guard Formalizes Partnership with Finland

    RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia National Guard has been selected as the U.S. partner to the nation of Finland for the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced May 2.The official signing ceremony occurred at the Finnish Ministry of Defense in

  • Hokanson Announces new State Partnership Program Nations

    WASHINGTON – A program that pairs the National Guard in the states and territories with foreign allies and partners is set to grow by several nations this year, the National Guard’s top officer announced March 7.Finland, Palau, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Sweden and Tanzania will be added to the

  • Kentucky Air Guard trains in Sweden for arctic warfare

    GRUBBNäSUDDEN, Sweden – Fifteen Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard completed an arctic warfare training course during two weeks of field exercises at the Swedish Subarctic Warfare Center.The combat controllers, pararescuemen, special reconnaissance personnel, search, evasion, resistance and