Illinois' State Partnership Program with Poland

From left, Polish Air Force Capt. Tomasz Prezecherski and Maj. Jaroslaw Gozdalski, both C-130 aircrew members, and U.S. Air Force Col. Barton W. Welker and Lt. Col. Bruce W. Bennett, both of the 182nd Airlift Wing, visit while a Polish C-130 Hercules is unloaded at the 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria, Ill., Aug. 24, 2014. The Illinois Air National Guard has teamed with the Republic of Poland’s air force since July 1993 as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program. The goal of the partnership is to build multicultural relationships while collaborating skillsets among NATO military personnel. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lealan Buehrer/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Lealan BuehrerReleased
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