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Kansas medics train with Armenian military
September 8, 2010
A team of Armenian surgeons simulates a field surgery in an expeditionary medical support system during a three-day exercise near Zarh, Armenia, Sept. 3, 2010. It was the first time the Armenian military had deployed EMEDS to the field.

Puerto Rico Guardsmen work with Kosovo's poorest
September 3, 2010
Sgt. Radiff Vega, San Lorenzo of the Puerto Rico National Guard and a squad leader with the 192nd Liaison Monitoring Team for Multinational Battle Group East, and Staff Sgt. Carlos Santiago, the noncommissioned officer in charge of team 3 of the LMTs talk to an interpreter asking him to explain to one of the extremely poor families how to use the items that the Red Cross was giving them.

Air Guard plans support for Polish troops
August 30, 2010

Oregon Guard, port officials visit Bangladesh
August 30, 2010
Maj. Dan Schilling, the former director of the Oregon National Guard’s State Partnership Program, meets with Lt. Gen. Mohammed Abdul Wadud, the principle staff officer for the Armed Forces Division of Bangladesh in Dhaka, Aug. 9, 2010.  Schilling and officials from the Portland International Airport met with Bangladeshi transportation officials to discuss security and safety protocols, based on a collaborative work plan developed in April. The group also discussed joint training and information sharing for disaster response, humanitarian aid, and training exercises as part of an overall SPP strategic plan.

Guam kicks off major training exercise
August 25, 2010
Air Force Lt. Col. Jackie Federico-Lopez, a clinical nurse with the 162nd Medical Group of the Arizona National Guard, and Maj. Janet Campion, a flight surgeon also with the 162nd, evaluate a victim during Vigilant Guard Guam, Aug. 24, 2010. The Airmen are part of the emergency medicine portion of the training exercise.

Louisiana, Belize strengthen partnership during Haiti mission
August 23, 2010
From left to right, Task Force Kout Men Commander Col. Michael J. Borrel, Lt. Rogelio Pop with the Belize Defence Force, Belize Denfence Force Commander Brig. Gen. Dario O. Tapia, Louisiana National Guard’s Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Bennett C. Landreneau and Louisiana’s State Senior Enlisted Advisor Command Sgt. Maj. Caillier tour the Desronvilles engineering site in Gonaives, Haiti, Aug. 19, 2010.

Alaska, Washington Guardsmen experience Mongolian culture
August 20, 2010
Capt. Chad Ausel, a member of the 761st Military Police Battalion of the Alaska Army National Guard, pets a camel to get more comfortable before taking a ride on its back during a Morale, Welfare and Recreation day in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Aug. 15, 2010.

Alaska Guardsmen provide medical support at Khaan Quest 2010
August 20, 2010
Sgt. Edward Antonio, a medic with the Alaska Army National Guard’s 297th Military Police Company, from Juneau, Alaska treats a cut on the arm of Sgt. Galbadrehk Galae, Mongolia Armed Forces, in the Songinokhairkhan district of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Aug. 16. Sgt. Antonio is working with the 797th Engineering Company (Vertical) from Barrigada, Guam and the Mongolian Armed Forces during Khaan Quest 2010. Sgt Antonio’s is responsible for providing medical support to both US and Mongolian participants.

Louisiana Guard partners with Belize safety team
July 28, 2010
Chief Master Sgt. Donnie Dunn, ground safety manager with the Louisiana National Guard’s 159th Fighter Wing, describes how to inspect an augmenter nozzle on an F-15 Fighter aircraft to members of the Belize Defence Force during a State Partnership Program visit on July 8, 2010.

New Jersey Airmen spend day at Panamanian school
July 26, 2010
Tech. Sgt. Dorothy Lanthier, a personnel specialist deployed from 177th Fighter Wing of the New Jersey Air National Guard, and Staff Sgt. Josh Lazarski help children assemble rubber-band airplanes at the Sansonsito School in Panama July 12, 2010. Lanthier and Lazarski are assigned to 820th Expeditionary RED HORSE Squadron.