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  • State Partnership Directors Share Tips on Adriatic Partnerships

    ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.J. - State Partnership Program directors of the state National Guards partnered with the Adriatic charter nations shared best practices during a conference hosted by the New Jersey National Guard at the National Aerospace Research and Technology Park Jan.

  • North Dakota National Guard Celebrates 20-year Ghana Partnership

    ACCRA, Ghana – The North Dakota National Guard celebrated its 20-year partnership with Ghana in the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program Feb. 22.The partnership, the third-oldest in Africa, began in 2004 and has included over 200 activities.Guard members who attended

  • Mongolian Colonel Visits Arctic Security Center, Alaska Partners

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - Col. T. Galbadrakh, deputy chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces, visited the Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies Feb. 14 in a step toward increased international security cooperation.Galbadrakh’s visit marked a milestone in

  • Virginia Airmen Conduct Engineer Exchange in Tajikistan

    DUSHANBE, Tajikistan – Virginia National Guard Airmen assigned to the 203rd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, 192nd Wing, conducted an engineer exchange with Republic of Tajikistan military and law enforcement personnel Jan. 22-26.The exchange in Tajikistan

  • 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

  • Serbian Military Visits Ohio Guard’s 121st Air Refueling Wing

    RICKENBACKER AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ohio – Five Serbian Military Medical Academy members visited the 121st Air Refueling Wing Feb. 4 as part of the National Guard State Partnership Program. The Serbian delegation included Col. Aleksandar Radunovic, Col. Branko Kosevic, Lt. Col. Nenad Nicic, Sgt.

  • 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

  • Hokanson Explores National Guard Cooperation with Kingdom of Denmark

    COPENHAGEN – On the last leg of a four-country trip to strengthen security cooperation between the National Guard and European partners, the Guard’s senior-most officer talked with Danish Armed Forces leaders about the prospect of deeper engagements between the Guard and the Kingdom of Denmark. As a

  • Hokanson Sees Nascent Austria-Vermont National Guard Partnership Expanding

    VIENNA, Austria – The Republic of Austria and Vermont share historical and cultural roots based on common values, economic collaboration, winter sports, mountaineering, and, more recently, security cooperation.The National Guard’s top general met with Austrian Armed Forces leaders last week and saw

  • Washington Guard, Thais Share Air Search and Rescue Tips

    CAMP MURRAY, Wash. - Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 168th General Support Aviation and a Tactical Air Control Party Airman from the 116th Air Support Operations Squadron shared knowledge with the Royal Thai Air Force during two aviation subject matter expert exchanges.“One point that I think is