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Pennsylvania Guard, Lithuania Strengthen Partnership
June 7, 2024
Two members from the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, share best practices about hot pit refueling on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft with the Lithuanian Air Force during a State Partnership Program engagement May 2, 2024, in Siauliai, Lithuania. Pennsylvania and Lithuania have been partners for over 30 years.

Pennsylvania National Guard Hosts Lithuania Foreign Minister
March 25, 2024
U.S. Soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard host a delegation that includes Lithuania Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis and Audra Plepytė, Lithuania ambassador to the United States, during a visit to Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, March 23, 2024. Maj. Gen. James McCormack, assistant adjutant general, and Maj. Alex Stewart, State Partnership Program director, gave the delegation a tour that included the Training Support Center, live fire ranges and the Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site at Muir Army Heliport.

Lithuanian Soldiers Train Pennsylvania Guard on Weapon System
March 22, 2024
Soldiers from the Lithuanian Armed Forces conduct training with Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers from the 1-110th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, on the M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor/Anti-Personnel Weapon System March 15, 2024, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa.

Pennsylvania National Guard, Lithuania Celebrate 30-year Partnership
June 8, 2023
The Pennsylvania National Guard celebrated its 30-year military-to-military partnership with the Lithuanian Armed Forces as part of the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program during a ceremony June 6, 2023, at the Commonwealth Keystone Building in Harrisburg, Pa.

Pennsylvania Guard, Lithuania Conduct Partnership Exchange
May 16, 2023
A soldier from Lithuania's Uhlan Battalion guides a Vilkas infantry fighting vehicle during a visit by Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, May 4, 2023, in Alytus, Lithuania.

Lithuanian Partners Complete U.S. Army Flight Course
April 17, 2023
Lithuania air force Capt. Matas Leckas and Capt. Valius Urbonas became the first Lithuanian pilots to graduate from the UH-60M Aviator Qualification Course at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence during a ceremony at Fort Novosel, Alabama, April 4, 2023.

Lithuanian Air Force Commander Visits 193rd Special Ops Wing
March 27, 2023
Col. Antanas Matutis, Lithuanian Air Force commander, visited with Airmen from the 193rd Special Operations Wing, March 21, 2023, in Middletown, Pennsylvania. The tour was part of a five-day trip for Matutis to strengthen State Partnership Program security cooperation between the Lithuanian Air Force and Pennsylvania National Guard.

Lithuania’s Prime Minister Praises Pennsylvania Partnership
December 6, 2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark Schindler, the adjutant general of Pennsylvania, welcomes the prime minister of Lithuania, Ingrida Šimonytė, to Fort Indiantown Gap to tour the base and learn more about the Pennsylvania National Guard’s partnership with the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

Pennsylvania Guard Hosts Lithuanian Leaders for Cyber Talks
November 1, 2022
Margiris Abukevičius, Lithuanian vice minister of defense,  arrives at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, with his adviser, Tadas Sakunas, and Embassy of Lithuania representatives Monika Koroliovienė, defense counselor, and Master Sgt. Valdas Kačerauskas, deputy defense attaché, to visit the 112th Cyberspace Operations Squadron, a subordinate unit of the 111th Attack Wing. The Lithuanian delegation was accompanied by Col. Donald O’Shell, director of staff, Pennsylvania Air National Guard; Lt. Col. Thomas Love, commander, 112th COS; Army National Guard Maj. Christine Pierce, cyber defense branch chief, Pennsylvania Army National Guard; and Capt. Nathaniel Curtis, State Partnership Program coordinator, PAANG, to discuss strategic planning, cyber defense and areas of future cooperation.

Lithuanian Land Force Commander Visits Pennsylvania Guard
October 13, 2022
Command Sgt. Maj. Jon Worley, second from right, senior enlisted leader, Pennsylvania National Guard, points out a feature of Fort Indiantown Gap's training area to Command Sgt. Maj. Darius Masiulis, far right, Lithuanian Land Forces command sergeant major, Oct. 9, 2022. Masiulis and Brig. Gen. Arturas Radvilas, Lithuanian Land Forces commander, and Brig. Gen. Modestas Petrauskas, Lithuanian defense attaché to the United States and Canada, visited Fort Indiantown Gap and attended the 28th Infantry Division departure ceremony in Harrisburg.