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Vermont Guard Partner North Macedonia Hosts Adriatic Conference
October 5, 2023
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Greg Knight, adjutant general, Vermont National Guard, listens to a speaker during the 26th U.S.-Adriatic Charter Chiefs of Defense Conference in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sept. 27, 2023. The conference included Balkan region military leaders, representatives, and their National Guard state partners.

Croatia, Canada Join Minnesota Best Warrior Competition
April 6, 2023
Twenty Minnesota National Guard, four Croatian, and three Canadian Soldiers competed in Minnesota’s Best Warrior Competition March 29– April 1, 2023, at Camp Ripley near Little Falls, Minnesota. The annual competition tests the military skills, physical strength and endurance of the top Soldiers and noncommissioned officers.

Minnesota National Guard Soldiers Join Croatian Best Soldier Competition
July 11, 2022
Minnesota National Guard Spc. Nathaniel Miska, a carpentry and masonry specialist with the 850th Engineer Company, participating in weapons qualification during the Croatian Best Soldier Competition in May 2022 near Slunj, Croatia. Croatia and Minnesota have worked together for 26 years as part of the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program.

Minnesota National Guard, Croatia Collaborate via State Partnership Program
June 29, 2022
Seven crew chiefs with the Minnesota National Guard’s Bravo Company, 834th Aviation Support Battalion, were sent to Croatia to advise and assist the Croatian Armed Forces as they integrated UH-60M Black Hawks into their Air Force. Minnesota and Croatia have been partners under the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program since 1996.

Minnesota National Guard, Croatia strengthen 25-year ties
November 19, 2021
Croatian service members visit the Regional Training Site-Maintenance at Camp Ripley, Minnesota, Oct. 24, 2021, to continue a 25-year partnership with the Minnesota National Guard under the State Partnership Program. During the week-long trip, Minnesota National Guard instructors trained the Croatians on equipment and maintenance on the mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle and Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

National Guard leader to Croatia president: 'Thank you for quarter-century partnership'
November 12, 2021
Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, right, and Croatia's President Zoran Milanovic, Zagreb, Croatia, Nov. 5, 2021.

Army Guard director awarded Croatian Duke of Trpimir medal
September 30, 2021
Croatian President Zoran Milanović, left, presents the Duke of Trpimir medal to Army Lt. Gen. Jon Jensen, the director of the Army National Guard, during a ceremony in Split, Croatia, Sept. 27, 2021, in honor of the 25-year partnership between the Minnesota National Guard and Croatia as part of the State Partnership Program. The Department of Defense's State Partnership Program pairs National Guard elements with partner nations worldwide and currently consists of 85 partnerships with 92 nations.

Battle Group Poland conducts rapid response exercise
September 24, 2019
An M1 Abrams tank in the field at dawn during the Bull Run 10 exercise in Orzysz, Poland, Sept. 19, 2019.