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Tongan marines compete with Nevada Guard Soldiers
March 21, 2019
Pvt. Sione Lonitenisi of the Tongan Royal Marines competes in the squad
maneuver lane portion of the Nevada Army Guard's Best Warrior contest on
March 13, 2019. in Hawthorne, Nev.  Four Tongan Marines competed alongside Nevada Army Guard Soldiers for the title of the Silver State's Best Warrior. Nevada has two partners in the State Partnership Program: The Kingdom of Tonga and the Republic of Fiji. Fiji is set to send participants for the contest next year.

Washington National Guard strengthens bond with Malaysia
March 20, 2019
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Angela Gentry, Washington Army National Guard, discusses battle drills with her Malaysian army counterpart, Maj. Nurkhairunisa, during Exercise Bersama Warrior in Malaysia, March 10, 2019.

Signing ceremony formalizes New York and Brazil partnership
March 15, 2019
New York National Guard Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields, talks with Brazilian Army General Gerson Menandro Garcia De Freitas, before a state partnership signing, on the USS Intrepid, Manhattan, N.Y., March 14, 2019. The State Partnership between the NYNG and Brazil is a Department of Defense joint security cooperation program executed by the State Adjutants General in support of Combatant Commanders and U.S. Chiefs of Mission to help achieve security cooperation objectives and Department of Defense policy goals.

Washington Guard joins Malaysian Armed Forces on exercise
March 11, 2019
Washington Air National Guard Brig. Gen. Jeremy Horn talks with his Malaysia Armed Forces counterpart, Maj. Gen. Dato’ Haji Mohd Yusof Bin Aziz, following the opening ceremony of Exercise Bersama Warrior, March 6, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.

West Va. and State Partnership Peru review program success
March 4, 2019
Members of the West Virginia National Guard pose for a photo with the Peruvian Chargé d’Affaires, Minister Agustín De Madalengoitia, and other Defense Attachés and diplomats Feb. 19, 2019, at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C.