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Texas celebrates 10 years of partnership with Chilean forces
April 26, 2019
Texas military leaders and Chilean military leaders pose for a photo at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas, April 12, 2019. The Texas National Guard and Chilean armed forces converged in Austin to discuss and celebrate their partnership that started one decade ago.

Washington Soldiers participate in Malaysian disaster course
April 26, 2019
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jonathan Steinbach from the Washington Army National Guard and Chris Utzinger, response section manager for the Washington Military Department Emergency Management Division, deliver a presentation in front of nearly 50 stakeholders from natural disaster response agencies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific area during the first Malaysian Civil-Military Coordination on Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Course, at the Malaysian Armed Forces Officer Mess, Wisma Perwira, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 18, 2019.

S.D. Guard, Suriname join to provide medical, dental care
April 25, 2019
U.S. Army dentists Lt. Col. Eric Unkenholz, Col. Murray Thompson, and Maj. Kevin Donlin and Staff Sgt. Samantha Wempe, dental technician, all with the South Dakota National Guard, perform dental work and tooth extractions on adults and children in Albina, Suriname, April 10, 2019. A SDARNG medical/dental team partnered with Suriname military and civilian medical personnel to assist with ongoing efforts of improving systemic and oral health in the region.

La. Guard trains Belize Defence Force YCP Cadre
April 25, 2019
Belize Youth Challenge Program cadre mentor YCP cadets during the agriculture class at the Belize YCP near Belize City, Belize. The Belize YCP is a two-phase program designed to teach 15-17 year old at risk males how to be productive members of their communities. The program in Belize is modeled after the Louisiana National Guard's YCP.

Washington Guard shares experiences with Thai counterparts
April 23, 2019
Group Photo at Ratchaburi, Kingdom of Thailand on March 21, 2019.

Serbian chaplains visit Ohio to strengthen relationships
April 15, 2019
Maj. Gen. John C. Harris Jr., right, Ohio adjutant general, shakes hands with Col. Saša Milutinović, chief of religion section of the Serbian Armed Forces, April 5, 2019, at the Maj. Gen. Robert S. Beightler Armory in Columbus, Ohio. This was Milutinović’s first visit to Ohio, as part of the Ohio-Serbia pairing through the State Partnership Program.

W. Va. National Guard hosts Peruvian general as part of SPP
April 15, 2019
Maj. Gen. Luis Gutiérrez, Delegate to the Inter-American Board (IADB) of Defense Organization of the United States, listens to a brief on the West Virginia National Guard's domestic response and State Emergency Operations Center capabilities by Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, WVNG adjutant general, Apr. 9, 2019 at the WVNG Joint Forces Headquarters in Charleston.

25th State Partnership Program workshop conducted in Tenn.
April 5, 2019
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Chris Lawson, National Guard Bureau vice director, Strategy, Plans, Policy, and International Affairs, speaks with more than 100 attendees of the State Partnership Program workshop, April 2, 2019, at the Air National Guard’s training and education center on McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in East Tennessee.

W. Va. senior enlisted leaders meet with Peruvian army NCOs
April 3, 2019
West Virginia Army National Guard state command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Dusty Jones, discusses the role of the command sergeant major in the United States Army for members of the Peruvian senior enlisted corps March 25, 2019, in Lima, Peru.