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Illinois National Guard marks 20-year partnership with Poland
July 15, 2013
Hard at work in the tactical operations center, Master Sgt. Marccus Cox, U.S. Task Force White Eagle night battle captain, and Capt. Marek Majcher, Polish Task Force White Eagle battle captain, check data.

Maryland Guard celebrates partnerships with Estonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina
July 9, 2013
Maj. Gen. James Adkins, the adjutant general of Maryland, and Estonian Brig. Gen. Meelis Kiili, commander of the Estonia Defense League, prepare to cut an anniversary cake June 4, 2013, in Estonia.

Georgia National Guard, Country of Georgia hone disaster response capabilities
June 25, 2013
The sun sets over the ancient city of Tbilisi, site of Shared Horizons 2013, a bilateral exercise between the Country of Georgia and the U.S. Military. The Georgia National Guard has trained with the Country of Georgia since 1994 as part of the National Guard's State Partnership Program.

Estonian ambassador visits Estonian pilots training with Maryland Army National Guard
June 22, 2013
Army Col. Sean Casey, chief of staff of the Maryland National Guard, looks on as an Estonian air force pilot goes over the flight instruments of a UH-60 Black hawk helicopter at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Edgewood, Md., June 18, 2012. Two pilots with the Estonian air force have been training with the Maryland Army National Guard's C Company, 1st Battalion, 169th Aviation Regiment as part of the State Partnership Program, which pairs up National Guard units with partner nations worldwide. The Maryland Guard has been partnered with Estonia since 1993.

Slovenia, Colorado recognize 20 years of National Guard’s international relations
May 29, 2013
Officials from the Republic of Slovenia join Colorado National Guard members May 26, 2013, in Aurora for the dedication of the Colorado Freedom. The memorial lists the names of all Colorado service members whose lives were lost during combat operations on foreign soil since Colorado became a state.

Minnesota Army National Guard water experts share workshop with Croatian partners
May 22, 2013
Experts from the Minnesota Army National Guard and U.S. European Command traveled to Zagreb, Croatia, for a Field Water Treatment Workshop with partners from the Croatian Armed Forces from May 7-9, 2013.

Wisconsin National Guard officer relishes service in Nicaragua
May 17, 2013
Army Capt. Kathrine Berberich of the Wisconsin National Guard serves as the bilateral affairs officer at the U.S. Embassy in Managua, Nicaragua.

Maryland celebrates partnerships with Estonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina
May 15, 2013
Maj. Gen. James A. Adkins, adjutant general of Maryland, discusses the Maryland National Guard's State Partnership Program with Gov. Martin O'Malley during a reception for senior delegations from the two nations on May 13. At right is Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau.

Missouri National Guard hosts Central American visitors
May 10, 2013
Costa Rica National Police Officer Francisco Vargas prepares for the Missouri Highway Patrol driving course as part of a Missouri National Guard State Partnership Program event May 8, 2013. Guiding Vargas through the course is Missouri State Trooper Bruce Baker and Air National Guard 1st Lt. Todd Cantwell who served as the interpreter.

Florida's Explosive Ordnance Disposal experts share know-how with Guyana
May 7, 2013
Members of the Guyana Defence Force and the Florida National Guard conduct an armory assessment at a compound housing expended artillery shells and ammunition in Guyana, April 24, 2013.