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West Va. Guard and Qatar share insights through exchange
February 28, 2019
Members of the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) and the West Virginia National Guard pose for a photo Feb. 14, 2019, while touring the QEAF facilities at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Republic of Fiji; Nevada Guard to expand Oceania partnership
February 28, 2019
Brigadier General William R. Burks, Adjutant General for the State of Nevada (left) with Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto, Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces enter the island country into the State's Partnership Program.

Joint training with Jordan a ‘win-win,’ says Gen. Lengyel
February 11, 2019
Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief, National Guard Bureau, meets with Maj. Gen. Yousef Al-Hnaity, commander, Royal Jordanian Air Force, during a visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Feb. 7, 2019.

Washington Guard partners with Royal Thai Army for exchange
February 6, 2019
Chief Warrant Officer 5 Jay Enders, Charlie Co. 1st Battalion, 112th Aviation conducts a test flight in a LH-72 "Lakota" with his Thai counterpart on January 17, at the Royal Thai Army Aviation base in Lop Buri, Thailand.

State partnership links D.C National Guard and Burkina Faso
February 4, 2019
Maj. Gen. William J. Walker, commanding general, District of Columbia National Guard, speaks during a signing ceremony with the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso at the Ministry of Defense Feb. 1, 2019.  Burkina Faso became the 76th nation to join the National Guard Bureau's State Partnership Program.  Dignitaries to witness the historic signing included Burkina Faso's Secretary General of the Ministry of Defense Justin Som, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso Andrew Young, Brig. Gen. Moses Miningou, the chief of general staff for the National Armed Forces of Burkina Faso, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Steven DeMilliano, deputy director for strategy, engagement and programs directorate at United States Africa Command.

Ohio-Serbia pairing leads to wider social, economic dialogue
February 1, 2019
Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić says goodbye to Maj. Gen. John C. Harris Jr., Ohio adjutant general, while Serbian Ambassador to the U.S. Djerdj Matković looks on, Jan. 28, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. Brnabić and Matković met with Ohio military, political, academic and business leaders to promote mutual relations and to discuss areas of economic cooperation.