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WVNG shares vaccine best practices with SPP partner Peru
March 4, 2021
Members of the West Virginia National Guard and the West Virginia Joint Interagency Task Force for COVID-19 Vaccines shared best practices and lessons learned for COVID-19 vaccine distribution with Peru during a virtual workshop March 2, 2021. West Virginia and Peru have a longstanding relationship under the National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.

Guam, Hawaii share COVID best practices with the Philippines
December 10, 2020
Lt. Col. James Faumuina, 154th Medical Group, Detachment 1 commander and 1st Lt Gloria Choo, international health specialist, State Partnership Program, talk during a virtual COVID-19 subject matter expert exchange between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Guam and Hawaii National Guard, Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec 1, 2020.

National Guard advises Czech Republic on COVID-19 response
December 7, 2020
Czech Republic Ministry of Defense Jan Havranek thanks Texas National Guard Joint Surgeon Army Col. Peter Coldwell and the medical information exchange team from the Texas and Nebraska National Guard at the Czech Republic Ministry of Defense in Prague for the State Partnership Program medical support, Nov. 23, 2020. Czech commemorative coins were given to each member as a token of appreciation.

28th Infantry Division completes warfighter exercise
November 17, 2020
Lt. Col. Dorothy Watkins, left, a military information support operations officer, confers with OF-3 Aleksas Paulauskas, her Lithuanian Land Forces counterpart, during a two-week warfighter exercise Nov. 7, 2020, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania.

COVID-19 precautions helps keep Noble Partner 20 on track
September 11, 2020
U.S. Army Sgt. Carlos Mayfield, combat medic, 557th MCAS, 30th Medical Brigade, performs a nose swab test on Lt. Col. Jerry Wood Jr., squadron commander, assigned to the 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, during the Noble Partner 20 exercise at the Vaziani Training Area, Georgia, Sept. 10, 2020.

Michigan-Latvia partnership overcomes COVID-19 challenges
July 30, 2020
A team of Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) from the Latvian National Armed Forces, look over the terrain while conducting close air support training during Northern Strike 20 at Camp Grayling, part of the National All-Domain Warfighting Center in Northern Michigan during Northern Strike 20, July 28, 2020.

Alabama, Romania strengthen ties through COVID-19 response
June 12, 2020
Members of the Romanian delegation say goodbye to their Alabama National Guard counterparts before boarding their plane to fly home from Montgomery, Alabama, June 9, 2020.  The visit was part of the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program which allows for the exchange of knowledge and experience between the Alabama National Guard and the Romanian Ministry of Defense.

W.Va. Guard, Peruvian military share best COVID-19 practices
June 12, 2020
Leaders of the West Virginia National Guard (WVNG) held a video conference call with their State Partnership Program (SPP) counterparts in Perú to discuss COVID-19 military response efforts and best practices June 11, 2020.

SPP spirit spurs Romania to help Alabama fight COVID-19
May 26, 2020
Col. Michael J. Rowland, Alabama state surgeon, commander Medical Detachment, Army National Guard, welcomes Col. Teodor Aurelian, SPÂNU, branch chief, National Military Command Bucuresti, May 25, 2020, at Montgomery Aviation, Montgomery, Alabama. Romania sent 15 military medical and other experts to assist the U.S. domestic COVID-19 response. Romania and Alabama are partners under the National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program.

RING sends humanitarian aid to the Bahamas and Timor-Leste
May 19, 2020
U.S. Air National Guard Airmen from the 143d Airlift Wing Civil Engineering Squadron participate in a subject matter expert exchange with the Royal Bahamian Defence Force at Coral Harbour Base, Nassau, The Bahamas, March 11, 2019. The exchange takes place as part of the Rhode Island National Guard’s partnership with the Commonwealth of The Bahamas through the State Partnership Program. Rhode Island has been partnered with The Bahamas since 2005.