Alumni Share: Leveraging your Boren experience with Joshua Rand-Castillo

In this episode Mr. Joshua-Rand Castillo a former Boren scholar to China will discuss his experience transitioning from Active Duty Military to the field of International Development. We will also discuss perspectives on transitioning between sectors within federal government, how best to leverage your Boren experience and hiring authorities to hiring officials.

West Virginia Guardsman graduates Arabic course in Qatar

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A bilateral affairs officer of the West Virginia National Guard recently graduated from a three-week basic Arabic course offered at the Qatar Armed Forces Language Institute in Al Sheehaniya, Qatar.

Connecticut National Guard and Uruguay State Partners Share COVID-19 Best Practices

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The COVID-19 pandemic may have halted travel, but the importance of maintaining international partnerships remains.

Florida Army Guard Partners with Guyana Defense Force to Strengthen Military Medical Readiness

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A Florida Army Guard team traveled to Guyana last December to train medics in the country’s defense force and coast guard.

Michigan National Guard affirms partnership during Latvia’s 101st Independence Day parade

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Four Airmen from the Michigan Air National Guard marched in Latvia's 101st Independence Day Parade on November 18, 2019.

Hawaii Air National Guardsman celebrates culture, AAPI Month

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One National Guardsman's story about his own journey as an Asian-American in the armed forces, and how his cultural heritage and language training have helped him to promote cultural awareness among his fellow Airmen.

Washington National Guard Engineers share knowledge, experiences with Thai counterparts

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Engineers from the Washington National Guard not only conduct exercises with the Royal Thai Army, but in the process build relationships and create strong bonds.

The legacy of Song Leng Xiong lives on

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May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This article from the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service highlights one National Guardsman's Hmong heritage, and how it shaped his decision to enter the military.

Kentucky National Guard visits Djibouti for State Partnership Program

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As part of the State Partnership Program (SPP), three U.S. Army National Guard leaders visited with members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) at their military training center in Holhol, Djibouti, Nov. 14, 2017.

Idaho National Guard builds bridges with Royal Cambodian Armed Forces

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A team of subject matter experts and senior leaders from the Idaho National Guard were in Cambodia from Sept. 9 -17 working and learning with members of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces. The mission was part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program.