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Guard-led task force wins hearts 'one patient at a time'
June 20, 2011

Massachusetts, Louisiana Guard work together, provide safe water in Haiti
June 15, 2011
Army Sgt. 1st Class Stanley Martin, senior enlisted leader of the 125th Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit, and Army 2nd Lt. Danielle Golden, the 125th’s mission commander in Haiti, test the well water for impurities at a school in Gonaives, Haiti, May 16, 2011. Task Force Bon Voizen, New Horizons Haiti 2011, is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored, U.S. Army South conducted, joint foreign military interaction/humanitarian exercise under the command of the Louisiana National Guard. Task Force Bon Voizen is deploying U.S. military engineers and medical professionals to Haiti for training and to provide humanitarian services.

COMMENTARY: Georgia Guard works with Georgia nation
June 13, 2011
Army Maj. Gen. William Nesbitt

Georgia Guard mentors Latvian Army in Operation Summer Shield
June 10, 2011
A Latvian soldier engages targets with a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle mounted .50 machine gun during an exercise as part of joint U.S./Latvian training for Operation Summer Shield in Adaži, Latvia, on May 24, 2011. Latvia is paired with Michigan in the National Guard State Partnership Program.

Illinois Guard trains with Polish military
June 3, 2011
A team of Illinois National Guard Soldiers with the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosives Enhanced Response Force Package treat a simulated casualty during the Epifactor 2011, a series of crisis management exercises held May 21 to 25, 2011, in Warsaw, Poland.

President Obama meets with Illinois Guard SPP troops
May 31, 2011
President Barack Obama and President Bronislaw Komorowski review troops during the arrival ceremony in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, May 28, 2011. The president also met with Illinois National Guard troops participating in the State Partnership Program.

Illinois National Guard Soldiers tour historic Poland
May 31, 2011
Flag of Poland

On target for partnership: New York Guard forms bonds in South African rifle match
May 18, 2011
New York National Guard members visit with a tame cheetah at a South African game preserve during their recent trip there for the South African National Defense Force 2011 Regional Combat Rifle Competition.

NATO Secretary General visits, praises Georgia National Guard
May 16, 2011
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen talks with Georgia National Guard members during a May 9, 2011, visit at which he praised the state's service with NATO and participation in the National Guard State Partnership Program.

Illinois Guard supports African medical exercise
May 11, 2011
Army Sgt. Jeffrey S. Niemi of the 399th Combat Support Hospital assists Sgt. McDonald Linyama of the Malawi Defence Force in assessing Army Sgt. Robert E. Waight of the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade during training to become a certified combat life saver as part of MEDREACH 11 exercises being conducted in Lilongwe, Malawi. U.S. and Malawi Defence Force troops competed in timed assessments as their peers evaluated and provided them with instant feedback.