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Indiana Guard, Nigerien Medics Bond Over Lifesaving Skills
October 20, 2022
The Indiana National Guard state partnership medical team spent more than two weeks in Niamey, Niger, in September instructing the Niger armed forces’ first combat medic team in tactical combat casualty care and behavioral health. Indiana and Niger have been State Partnership Program partners since 2017.

Indiana National Guard Welcomes Niger Partners for Exchange
September 8, 2022
Medical professionals from the Niger Armed Forces observe training simulations at the Medical Simulation Training Center with Indiana Army and Air National Guard medical professionals during a State Partnership Program exchange at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, in July.

Minnesota National Guard and Niger improve medical capabilities
August 11, 2022
U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Summer Thomas, 109th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, gives directions on loading a C-130 Hercules in St. Paul, Minn., July 26, 2022.

Indiana Air National Guard Nurse Serves in Niger to Assist SPP Partner
July 12, 2022
Indiana Air National Guard 2nd Lt. Amanda J. Barton, a critical care air transport team nurse with the 122nd Fighter Wing Medical Group, conducts hands-on training with medical members of the Niger armed forces, June 17-24, 2022, in Niamey, Niger. Indiana and Niger have been partners under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program since 2017.

SPP partner Niger, 138th Regiment complete training
April 11, 2022
Soldiers from the 138th Regiment (Combat Arms) Indiana Regional Training Institute at concluding ceremonies for the Niger Basic Training enhancement in Niamey, Niger, in March 2022. The training enhanced the Niger army's ability to train new recruits.

Indiana Guard helps Niger military address mental health
October 19, 2021
Indiana National Guard Cpt. Jennifer Nevers, a behavioral health officer with the Indiana National Guard’s 738th Medical Company Area Support, meets Lt. Col. Aichatou Ousmane Issaka, the Niger Armed Forces director of psychological and social services, in Niamey, Niger, to strategize on mental health issues for the military. The Indiana Guard and Niger are partners under the National Guard State Partnership Program.