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Ohio Guard Airmen, Hungarian partners train on airfield work
August 28, 2019
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Allen Kao, a public health officer assigned to the 179th Medical Group, answers the phone and works alongside his Hungarian counterparts during a simulated in-flight emergency response exercise Aug. 1, 2019, at Pápa Air Base, Hungary. The simulation was a part of a three-weeklong intermediate airfield management course that an Ohio National Guard mobile training team led for its Hungarian partners. Ohio and Hungary have been paired through the Department of Defense State Partnership Program since 1993.

Hawaii Guard teams with Indonesia on mission planning
August 26, 2019
Maj. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Army National Guard military police officer, reviews the operation design process with a Tentara Nasional Indonesia officer during a group breakout in Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 19, 2019.

Ohio’s State Partners gain knowledge in disaster management
August 26, 2019
Maj. Daniel Mueller, chief of operations for the Vigilant Guard 19-4 Joint Task Force, explains the disaster response exercise to Brig. Gen. Laszlo Garas, director of joint operations for the Hungarian Defence Forces, Aug. 5, 2019, in Springfield, Ohio. Vigilant Guard provides civil-military first responders and emergency management personnel the opportunity to evaluate their capabilities to react to an actual man-made or natural disaster. Ohio has been paired with Hungary through the State Partnership Program since 1993.

Moldovans work with North Carolina Guard on artillery skills
August 16, 2019
Moldovan National Army Lt. Victor Suceanu, a field artillery officer, fires an M777A2 Howitzer during a visit to the 139th Regional Training Institute at Fort Bragg on Aug. 12, 2019.  The North Carolina National Guard has partnered with Moldova for over 20 years as part of the State Partnership Program.

Wisconsin Guard supports humanitarian project for Nicaragua
August 15, 2019
Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers delivered hair salon chairs, fixtures and other equipment from Hudson, Wis., to Wisconsin/Nicaragua Partners of the Americas in Stevens Point, Wis. The items will be shipped to learning centers in Nicaragua.

Northern Strike 19 fosters Michigan-Latvia cooperation
August 1, 2019
An Airman from the Georgia Air National Guard’s 116th Security Forces Squadron acts as the point man for a joint Security Forces and Latvian patrol during Northern Strike 19 while training in Rogers City, Mich., July 31, 2019.