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New York National Guard Medics Attend Brazilian Jungle Course
November 6, 2023
New York National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Brian Pasquale, combat medic assigned to the 466th Medical Company Area Support, discusses creating a modified shotgun shell with a Brazilian Army jungle trainer at the night portion of the jungle familiarization and academics portion of Southern Vanguard 24 in Belem, Brazil, Nov. 4, 2023. Southern Vanguard, an annual bilateral exercise that rotates between partner nations in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility, enhances interoperability between the United States and partner nation forces.

California Guardsman a Proud Native American
November 2, 2023
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Vincent Orosco, 40th Infantry Division G1 human resources sergeant, poses for a portrait in recognition of Native American Heritage Month at Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, Calif., Oct. 30, 2023.

Kansas National Guard, Armenia Strengthen Partnership
October 31, 2023
Members of the 35th Infantry Division’s operations section met with the Armenian National Defense Research University, Ministry of Defense general staff, and students of the Vazgen Sargsyan Military Academy students as part of the Kansas Army National Guard State Partnership Program September 1-16.

Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldier trains for the Olympics
October 27, 2023
Spc. Dalton Duffield, an Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldier, throws his competitor during a practice wrestling match at Fort Carson, Colorado, Aug. 8, 2023. Duffield is a member of the Oklahoma National Guard and a Greco-Roman wrestler pursuing his Olympic goals through the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program.

Maryland Intelligence Analyst Helps Team Win Skills Exercise
October 27, 2023
Master Sgt. Benny Casalina, a network intelligence analyst assigned to the 135th Intelligence Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard, at Martin State Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md., Oct. 27, 2023.

Ohio’s 123rd Air Control Squadron Trains with NATO Allies
October 26, 2023
Airmen assigned to the 123rd Air Control Squadron in Blue Ash, Ohio, pose alongside service members from NATO nations Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia and Hungary. Eight service members from the NATO allies trained in Ohio Sept. 11-22.

Kosovo President Visits Iowa National Guard Partners
October 26, 2023
Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani is greeted by Maj. Gen. Stephen Osborn, the adjutant general of Iowa, at Des Moines International Airport Oct. 24, 2023. Osmani met Iowa National Guard leaders, toured Camp Dodge in Johnston and spoke at a formal reception at the Iowa State Capitol.

Nevada Guardsman Plays Key Partnership Role in South Pacific
October 26, 2023
Nevada Guard Maj. David Paxton, center, meets with Pacific Island officials during a State Partnership Program exchange. Paxton has been the Nevada Guard's bilateral affairs officer for nearly two years and helps coordinate and oversee international State Partnership Program exchanges between the Nevada National Guard and Fiji and Tonga.

New York Army Guard Heads to Brazil for Southern Vanguard 24
October 25, 2023
U.S. and Colombian Army Soldiers stand in formation during the closing ceremony of Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 at Tolemaida Military Base, Colombia, Nov. 16, 2022. This year, 48 New York Army National Guard Soldiers will participate in the exercise, which is being held in Brazil.

Hawaii Army Guard Leads Exchange with Filipino Partners
October 25, 2023
Hawaii Army National Guard 1st Sgt. Clayton Perreira, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 183rd Aviation Regiment commander, conducts a standardization subject matter expert exchange with the Philippine Air Force at Brigadier General Benito N. Ebuen Air Base, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines, Sept. 27, 2023.