NEW YORK--Chief of International Affairs at the Brazil Ministry of Defense Rear Admiral Guilherme Da Silva Costa(center right) and New York National Guard Adjutant Gen. Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields (right) sign a state partnership agreement on the U.S.S. Intrepid Manhattan N.Y. March 14 2019. Admiral Craig Faller the commander of the United States Southern Command ( center left) and General Joseph Lengyel Chief of the National Guard Bureau (far left) also took part in the signing event. The State Partnership between the New York National Guard and Brazil is a Department of Defense joint security cooperation program executed by the State Adjutants General in support of Combatant Commanders and U.S. Chiefs of Mission to help achieve security cooperation objectives and Department of Defense policy goals.
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Nationalguard.mil -- Thu, 12 Dec 2019 NY National Guard, Brazil discuss SPP exchange opportunities SCOTIA, N.Y. New York National Guard commanders welcomed Brazilian Maj. Gen. Marcio de Calazans Braga to Stratton Air National Guard Base Dec. 11 for a daylong discussion on the future of... (more)
Army.mil -- Wed, 11 Dec 2019 NY Guard Soldier passes tough Brazilian jungle warfare course LATHAM, N.Y. - New York Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Thomas Carpenter knew it would be sink or swim when he showed up at the Brazilian army's Center for Jungle Warfare Instruction in October... (more)
Nationalguard.mil -- Tue, 10 Dec 2019 NY National Guard responds to snowstorm LATHAM, N.Y. Hundreds of members of the New York National Guard mobilized to help clear snow following a two-day storm that dumped 2 feet of snow in some areas.