148th Fighter Wing Flies in to Croatia for State Partnership Program Engagement

Airmen from the Duluth, Minn. based 148th Fighter Wing pose for a group photo with members of the Croatian military after the launch and recovery of two Minnesota Air National Guard F-16’s and Croatian military MiG-21 on April 6, 2019. The event was held through the National Guard State Partnership Program between Croatia and the Minnesota National Guard. The relationship was started in 1996 and the countries have conducted multiple engagements throughout the two decades. The program has focused on strengthening several key military capabilities including cyber defense and security and defense support to civil authorities. (Air National Guard Photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette Hoke / Released)

April 15, 2019 (ZAGREB, Croatia) — Acquiring new assets is an exciting time for any organization, this sentiment especially extends to the Croatian Air Force during their quest to purchase F-16s for their flying force. Recently, the Minnesota Air National Guard, through the State Partnership Program, was able to help enhance this excitement by letting… Continue reading 148th Fighter Wing Flies in to Croatia for State Partnership Program Engagement