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Wash. Guardsman Helps Strengthen Partnership with Kingdom of Thailand
August 16, 2022
Maj. Joel Johnson, Bilateral Affairs Officer in the Kingdom of Thailand talks with one of his Royal Thai Army counterparts during a State Partnership Program Exchange on July 31, 2022.

Kentucky National Guard Soldier Perseveres to Become a First
August 15, 2022
Pfc. Tristian Hines of Somerset, Ky., poses for a photo after his First formation, where he met his unit July, 21, 2022.

Kentucky Air Guard Provides Training for Ecuadorian Air Force
August 9, 2022
Three members of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Maintenance Group visited Latacunga, Ecuador, May 3 to 8, 2021, to provide aircraft maintenance training to the Ecuadorian Air Force as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program. The team focused on hydraulics, electronics, avionics, propulsion, and structural and fuel-system maintenance. (Courtesy photo)

U.S. Space Command Partners with State Partnership Program to Strengthen Space Cooperation
August 8, 2022
New York Air National Guard Airmen from the 222nd Command and Control Squadron, which augments the U.S. agency managing American surveillance satellites, pose with Brazilian officials at Brazil’s Space Operations Center in Brasilia, the country’s capital on April 19, 2022.

Florida Guardsman Achieves First at Air Force Weapons School
August 5, 2022
U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Ryan Colon, a 114th Space Control Squadron weapons instructor, in front of a graphic of the enlisted weapons patch following his graduation from the Space Warfighter Advanced Instructor Course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in June 2022.

Connecticut National Guard, Uruguay Conduct IED Training
August 3, 2022
A Uruguayan Soldier issues orders during a counter-IED lane in Montevideo, Uruguay, July 19-22, 2022. Connecticut Army National Guard members assigned to the 192nd Engineer Battalion participated in a bilateral exchange in Uruguay as part of the State Partnership Program.

Wyoming Guard Civil Support Team Returns from Tunisia Training
August 1, 2022
The Wyoming National Guard Civil Support Team traveled to Tunisia in July 2022 to conduct several weeks of training with the Tunisian 61st Engineer Regiment, CBRN Company, in support of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program. The Wyoming National Guard and Tunisia have had a relationship under the SPP for 18 years.

New York National Guard Helps Provide Medical Care in South Africa
July 27, 2022
New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Christine Iraci, left, and Army Reserve Maj. Dwayne Bodie look on as Anissa Talib-Ally of the South African Military Health Service checks a patient outside Richards Bay, South Africa, during a medical readiness visit July 25, 2022, as part of Exercise Shared Accord.

Long-term Relationships Drive State Partnership Program Success
July 26, 2022
Air crew, maintainers and logistics Airmen with the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, stand with Czech Air Force maintainers, holding their countries flags during exercise Ample Strike 2021, Sept. 16, 2021, at Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic. Ample Strike is a Czech Republic-led, multinational live exercise that offers advanced Air/Land Integration Training to Joint Terminal Attack Controllers in coordination with MQ-9 Reaper aircraft and F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft.

In Central Europe, Guard Chief Sees Enduring Partnerships and Growth
July 26, 2022
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Gregory Knight, left, Vermont adjutant general, and U.S. Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, center left, chief of the National Guard Bureau, sign letters of intent with the Republic of Austria in Vienna, Austria, July 19, 2022, under the State Partnership Program. This is the third state partnership for the Vermont National Guard, which has partnered with North Macedonia since 1993 and Senegal since 2008.