Illinois' State Partnership Program with Poland

U.S. Air Force Col. Barton W. Welker, commander of the 182nd Maintenance Group, greets Polish Air Force Maj. Jaroslaw Gozdalski, C-130 aircraft commander, after a Polish C-130 Hercules arrives 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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