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Connecticut National Guard Leaders Build Bonds in Uruguay
September 1, 2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Francis Evon, left foreground, the Connecticut adjutant general, shakes hands with a Uruguayan Army soldier during a visit to the National Peace Operations Training School of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay, Aug. 10, 2022. The school is where Uruguayan military and police forces train to prepare to deploy in support of U.N. peacekeeping operations.

Connecticut National Guard, Uruguay Conduct IED Training
August 3, 2022
A Uruguayan Soldier issues orders during a counter-IED lane in Montevideo, Uruguay, July 19-22, 2022. Connecticut Army National Guard members assigned to the 192nd Engineer Battalion participated in a bilateral exchange in Uruguay as part of the State Partnership Program.

Connecticut Guard, Uruguay continue 21-year partnership
June 24, 2021
The flag of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay is displayed over the State Capitol Building in Hartford, Conn., June 15, 2021. The flag was flown as a gesture of solidarity between the Armed Forces of Uruguay and the Connecticut National Guard during a bilateral visit for the State Partnership Program.

Connecticut Guard, Uruguay share COVID-19 best practices
April 15, 2020
Brig. Gen. Ralph Hedenberg, right, dual-status commander of forces in Connecticut, talks by videoconference with Karina Rando, head of the COVID-19 task force for the Uruguayan Ministry of Public Health, and Uruguayan Colonel Antonio Nunes, the military liaison to SINAE - the Uruguayan equivalent to FEMA, to share best practices for fighting COVID-19. The Connecticut Guard and Uruguay have a 20-year relationship under the National Guard's State Partnership Program.