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Boosting State Partnerships

Boosting State Partnerships

Service members from the Niger Armed Forces and Indiana National Guard pose for a group photo at the conclusion of a State Partnership Program meeting at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Terre Haute, Indiana, Aug. 28, 2018. The National Guard State Partnership Program is an innovative Department of Defense joint security cooperation program, administered by the National Guard Bureau, guided by State Department foreign policy goals, and executed by the State Adjutants General in support of Combatant Commander and U.S. Chief of Mission security cooperation objectives and Department of Defense policy goals. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lonnie Wiram)

Boosting State Partnerships

U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher R. Alderdice, commander, 181st Intelligence Wing, Indiana Air National Guard, presents tokens of gratitude to Brigadier Gen. Issa Abdou Sidikou, Army Chief of Staff, Niger Army, during a State Partnership Program Meeting at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Terre Haute, Indiana, Aug. 28, 2018. The National Guard State Partnership Program is an innovative Department of Defense joint security cooperation program, administered by the National Guard Bureau, guided by State Department foreign policy goals, and executed by the State Adjutants General in support of Combatant Commander and U.S. Chief of Mission security cooperation objectives and Department of Defense policy goals. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lonnie Wiram)

Boosting State Partnerships

Members of the Niger Armed Forces receive a briefing on the Incident Awareness and Assessment mission at the 181st Intelligence Wing during a State Partnership Program meeting at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Terre Haute, Indiana, Aug. 28, 2018. The National Guard State Partnership Program is an innovative Department of Defense joint security cooperation program, administered by the National Guard Bureau, guided by State Department foreign policy goals, and executed by the State Adjutants General in support of Combatant Commander and U.S. Chief of Mission security cooperation objectives and Department of Defense policy goals. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lonnie Wiram)

Boosting State Partnerships

Brigadier Gen. Issa Abdou Sidikou, Army Chief of Staff, Niger Army, is greeted by U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher R. Alderdice, commander, 181st Intelligence Wing, Indiana Air National Guard, for a State Partnership Program meeting at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Terre Haute, Indiana, Aug. 28, 2018. The National Guard State Partnership Program is an innovative Department of Defense joint security cooperation program, administered by the National Guard Bureau, guided by State Department foreign policy goals, and executed by the State Adjutants General in support of Combatant Commander and U.S. Chief of Mission security cooperation objectives and Department of Defense policy goals. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lonnie Wiram)

Boosting State Partnerships

Brigadier Gen. Issa Abdou Sidikou, Army Chief of Staff, Niger Army, arrives at the 181st Intelligence Wing via a U.S. Army UH-6O Blackhawk for a State Partnership Program meeting at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Terre Haute, Indiana, Aug. 28, 2018. The National Guard State Partnership Program is an innovative Department of Defense joint security cooperation program, administered by the National Guard Bureau, guided by State Department foreign policy goals, and executed by the State Adjutants General in support of Combatant Commander and U.S. Chief of Mission security cooperation objectives and Department of Defense policy goals. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lonnie Wiram)

HULMAN FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ind. --

Members of the Nigerien armed forces visited the 181st Intelligence Wing (IW) for a State Partnership Program (SPP) meeting at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Terre Haute, Indiana, Aug. 28, 2018.
 
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Boosting State Partnerships