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127th Wing Photos

Sabre Strike

Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum, 127th Wing commander, Michigan Air National Guard is greeted by a Latvian Air Force crew just before getting on board a MI-17 helicopter at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia on June 12. Slocum is being transported to Rezekne, to be a guest of honor in a Latvian National Guard change of command ceremony. The Michigan National Guard is part of a Department of Defense sponsored State Partnership Program between Michigan and the Latvian government that began in 1993 being one of the models for an ongoing program that has united 68 unique security partnerships involving 74 nations around the globe. The 127th Wing is participating in Saber Strike, an annual exercise that has brought 14 ally and partner nations together to increase interoperability between military forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Anthony J. Lesterson)

PHOTO BY: Capt. Anthony J. Lesterson
VIRIN: 150613-F-AT076-003.JPG
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