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National Guard, Botswana Defence Force share military intelligence practices
December 13, 2011
Army Sgt. Major Kamodi, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Botswana Defence Force Wildlife Training Center, explains to Army Maj. Gen. Greg Lusk, adjutant general of the North Carolina National Guard and Army Maj. Gen. Edward Leacock of the Defense Intelligence Agency, how they train BDF Soldiers to react to various predators to prepare Botswana soldiers to conduct patrols in the bush areas of the country in November 2011. The North Carolina National Guard and Botswana are partners through the National Guard State Partnership Program.

Illinois National Guard to train with Polish army, preparing for 2012 deployment together
December 12, 2011
Army Maj. Gen. William Enyart, the adjutant general of the Illinois National Guard, receives the Polish Army Medal from Polish Land Forces Commander Lieutenant General Zbigniew Glowienka on Sept. 23. 2011. The Illinois National Guard and Poland have been partners through the National Guard State Partnership Program since 1993.

Maryland National Guard first to assign liaison officer for State Partnership Program
December 9, 2011
Maryland National Guard logo

Kentucky National Guard shows aviation facility, flight operations with Ecuadorian Army Air Group
December 9, 2011
The member of the Kentucky Army National Guard 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade stands with the members of the Ecuadorian Army Air Group during their visit at Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 17, 2011. The Kentucky National Guard hosted a team of aviators and maintainers from the Republic of Ecuador Army Air Group as part of the National Guard State Partnership Program.

Missouri Guard, Panama sign historic agreement
December 6, 2011
Republic of Panama

Alaska, Mongolia State Partnership Program medal designated, retroactively awarded
December 6, 2011
The Alaska National Guard State Partnership Program Ribbon is divided into three vertical sections of blue, gold and red, representing the significance of the partnership between Alaska and the Republic of Mongolia by representing the colors of each of their flags. The blue represents the eternal skies expanding above both nations, the red symbolizes progress and prosperity and the gold signifies wealth.