Photo by Capt. Shawn Shutts, Joint Forces Headquarters-NY
FORT DRUM-- Senior Chief Warrant Officer Jan Viljoen, Chief Warrant Officer Dennis Leonard, and Warrant Officer Mandla Makhoba from the South African Army observe premarksmanship instruction for B Company, 2-108th Infantry Battalion at Ft. Drum on Saturday, Sept. 19.
The South African Warrant Officers were at Ft. Drum to observe training as part of the State Partnership Program; an exchange program between the New York National Guard and the Republic of South Africa.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
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