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Feb. 21, 2023
Norway Adds Top-tier Military Experience to State Partnership Program
TRONDHEIM, Norway —
Celebrating a half-century of training together last week, Norway and the Minnesota National Guard strengthened ties by formally pairing in the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program.
Feb. 7, 2022
National Guard chief returns from African regional security talks in Rome
The National Guard Bureau’s chief, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, joined the 2022 African Chiefs of Defense Conference here last week for a series of senior-level engagements seeking to most effectively partner with regional militaries.
Nov. 12, 2021
National Guard leader to Croatia president: 'Thank you for quarter-century partnership'
ZAGREB, Croatia —
Increased readiness, improved capabilities and enhanced interoperability between American and Croatian military forces. Those are just three of the benefits the National Guard's most senior general said have resulted from the 25-year pairing of the Minnesota National Guard and Croatia in the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership
June 19, 2021
Republic of Tunisia, Wyoming National Guard: More than a partnership
CARTHAGE, Tunisia —
The National Guard's most senior general walked among the rows of headstones, pausing to reflect on the sacrifices made by some of the 2,833 service members buried here and the 3,724 missing who are memorialized.
June 12, 2021
Almost 30 years on, Poland’s partnership with the National Guard thrives
POWIDZ, Poland —
Deployed National Guard troops got a visit from their most senior general. Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief, National Guard Bureau, also met with General Commander of the Branches of the Polish Armed Forces, Gen. Jaroslaw Mika.