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U.S., Macedonia participate in flood response exercise
September 27, 2018
Macedonia officials conduct a mock press conference Sept. 20, 2018, during a flood response tabletop exercise in Skopje, Macedonia. The exercise was sponsored by the Civil-Military Emergency Preparedness Program and included the participation of first responders from the Republic of Macedonia and the United States.

Civil engineer team builds air-to-ground range in Lithuania
September 24, 2018
Tech. Sgt. Andrew Schmid, crew lead with the 201st Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, creates a make-shift funnel for adding hydraulic oil to equipment, Aug. 14, 2018. Schmidt is a team member of the third of four RED HORSE rotations traveling to Lithuania completing deployment for training by constructing a military air-to-ground training range to be used by NATO forces.

West Virginia Guard joins with Peruvian partners in training
September 20, 2018
Sgt. Lyndsay Monaco, Not In My Squad (NIMS) workshop facilitator and Brigade S-1 NCO for the National Ground Intelligence Center, conducts physical readiness training with female soldiers of the Peruvian army Sept. 10, 2018, in Lima, Peru. U.S. service members from the WVNG and U.S. Army South worked with the Peruvian Army to facilitate training for non-commissioned officer development, professionalism, ethical behavior, physical fitness, and gender integration for more than 500 PERAR soldiers during a week-long engagement.

Royal Thai Armed Forces leaders visit Washington for SPP
September 14, 2018
From left to right: Maj.Gen.Chartchai Chaigasam, Director General, Office of Chief of Defense Forces, AVM Tanasak Metananta, Deputy Director, Directorate of Operations, Maj. Gen. Bret Daugherty, the adjutant general, Washington National Guard, Maj.Gen.Seri Sukontamalai, Director, Defense Information and Space Technology Department and Col. Gent Welsh, commander, 194th Wing pose by the Minuteman statue at Camp Murray, Wash. on Sept. 12, 2018.

Indiana National Guard boosts partnership with Niger
September 12, 2018
Service members from the Niger Armed Forces and Indiana National Guard pose for a group photo at the conclusion of a State Partnership Program meeting at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Terre Haute, Indiana, Aug. 28, 2018.

25-year partnership boosts more than relationships for NEANG
September 10, 2018
Lt. Col. Edward Conner, KC-135R instructor pilot, 155th Air Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, and 1st Lt. Taylor Ashmore,155th ARW mission pilot, debrief a grounds service technician assigned to Pardubice Air Base, Czech Republic, after a refueling flight during a joint training exercise in the Pardubice Region. This year the State of Nebraska, and the State of Texas, are celebrating the 25th year of their partnership with the Czech Republic through the State Partnership Program (SPP).The SPP has been building relationships for over 20.

South Carolina Guard discusses legal system with Colombians
September 6, 2018
Republic of Colombia army judge advocates meet with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, Jr., the adjutant general for the South Carolina National Guard. The JAGs are visiting South Carolina to collaborate on ideas during the transformation of the Colombian military justice systems, Columbia, S.C., Aug. 29, 2018.