U.S. and Czech Chemical and Biological Protection Specialists Train in Liberec

From 16-20 July, Nebraska and Texas National Guard CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) Specialists Chief Warrant Officer 3 (CW3) Eric Cole and Sergeant First Class (SFC) Jeremy Garza took part in a week-long training event with the 31st CBRN Regiment in Liberec. The exchange focused on equipment, tactics, and techniques for Reconnaissance and Decontamination ... Read More»

U.S. Military Decision Making Process Training

From July 9-12, members of the Nebraska and Texas National Guard participated in a State Partnership event with the 7th Mechanized Brigade “Dukelska” in Hranice . The event focused on ways of working with the information obtained from the battlefield environment and incorporating them into the U.S. Military Decision Making Process (MDMP). This process allows ... Read More»

Command Senior Leaders of V4 Countries, SPP States and NATO Meet in Vyskov

Twenty four top enlisted leaders from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Texas, Nebraska, NATO School and NATO ACT presented and discussed a wide range of NCOs related topics, such as future development of NCO Corps, mutual cooperation in the area of education and training, challenges connected with the management of enlisted force and sharing ... Read More»

Czech and U.S. Army Soldiers Exercise Together in Nebraska

On May 23, the Nebraska Air and Army National Guard partnered with USAF and Czech Air Force personnel to develop procedures for loading MI-171 helicopters onboard US transport aircraft.  The event involved loading a Nebraska Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 on the flightline of the Nebraska Army National ... Read More»

Counter Improvised Explosive Device Route Clearance Exchange

Members of the Texas National Guard’s, 111th Engineer Battalion and the Czech Republic’s 15 Engineer Regiment took part in a Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Route Clearance exchange from 14- 18 May 2018. The event was designed to share and enhance the U.S and Czech Republic’s knowledge on current ISIS and Taliban Tactics, Techniques and ... Read More»

The U.S. and Czech Firefighters Exchange Experiences

Nebraska Firefighters from 155th Air Refueling Wing of the Nebraska Air National Guard conducted an exchange of lessons on safety procedures, rescue techniques, and firefighting tactics with Czech firefighters from various airbases on August 17-18. The Nebraska Firefighters learned how to safely rescue pilots from the Czech Republic’s primary fighter jet, firefighting equipment, to include vehicles and personal gear used by the Czech Republic. The ... Read More»

Soldiers from Nebraska National Guard Train with Czech Partners

Soldiers from the Nebraska Army National Guard spent a great week with the 31st CBRN Regiment in Liberec the end of June. The soldiers were hosted by Regimental Command Sergeant Major Dolozim and his Senior Non-Commissioned Officers. They discussed and shared tactics, techniques and procedures for site exploitation, decontamination operations, equipment incorporation and NCO development. Read More»

Airmen from Texas and Nebraska Exchange Maintenance Information with Czech Air Force

Airmen from Texas and Nebraska Air National Guard units partnered with the Czech Air Force to participate in a subject matter expert exchange of maintenance information March 20-23, 2017, at air bases in the Czech Republic. The maintenance exchange was part of a state partnership program between the Texas and Nebraska Air National Guards and ... Read More»

U.S. and Czech Soldiers Practice Together the Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield

National Guard soldiers from Nebraska and Texas spent time recently with the 4th Rapid Deployable Brigade in Zatec to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures for the Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield or IPB. Soldiers from the Brigade and subordinate battalion S2, or intelligence offices, discussed the steps in the IPB process and conducted practical exercises ... Read More»

Ambassador Schapiro Visits the Pardubice Airfield

On August 31, U.S. Ambassador to the CR Andrew Schapiro, Czech Ambassador to the U.S. Petr Gandalovic, Deputy Defense Minister Jakub Landovsky and other guests visited the airfield in Pardubice. The main goal of the visit were the joint exercises of our and foreign soldiers that have been taking places at the base. The delegation ... Read More»

U.S. and Czech Soldiers Conduct Training On CBRN Response Procedures

Four soldiers of the Texas Army National Guard, the 436th Chemical Company based in Laredo, participated in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Site Response exchange with the Czech Republic’s 31st CBRN Regiment, headquartered in Liberec, at the Vyskov Military Training Academy on July 18—22. Over the course of a week the two units ... Read More»

The U.S. Airmen Share Experiences in Military Fire and Rescue Domain

The Office of Defense Cooperation and the Czech Logistics Agency held in June an exchange to open cooperation within the Military Fire and Rescue domain. The three day exchange was held at Kbely Air Base but also included a trip to Pardubice to observe the “show me what you can” military fire fighter competition. The ... Read More»

U.S. Army Cadets Take Training in the Czech Republic

28 U.S. Army Cadets from across the United States to include Guam and Puerto Rico completed on June 25 a three week exchange with the Czech Land Forces for the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program. U.S. Army Cadet Command states that the Army recognizes the need for young leaders to develop more cultural ... Read More»

Texas Guardsmen Partner with Czech Engineer Regiment

14 Czech Land Forces engineers from the 15th Engineer Regiment in Bechyne traveled to Fort Hood Texas and partnered with the Texas Army National Guard ’s 551st Multi-Role Bridge Company from El Campo Texas and the 20th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division to execute a combined Wet Gap Crossing on Lake Belton on June 21. Czech soldiers were able ... Read More»

Regional Military Police in Olomouc Learn From U.S. Partners Biometric Program Management

Members of the Czech Military Police and Army National Guard Soldiers from Texas and Nebraska shared from May 30th to June 3rd their experiences on Biometric devices recently at the Regional Military Police Command headquarters in Olomouc in a coordinated effort with the Office of Defense Cooperation, US European Command and US Army Europe. The ... Read More»

Partners From Nebraska and Texas Share Methods For Army Recruiting

The Office of Defense Cooperation , through the State Partnership program with Nebraska and Texas, organized a seminar on methods for success in Army Recruitment. The seminar explored all aspects of recruitment, including marketing and recruiter management strategy. The event was hosted in Brno and included a visit to the Moravian and Prague Recruitment Centers, where the Czech military is ... Read More»

Operational Planning Exchange Provides Czech Army Officers Knowledge of the U.S. Military

The Office of Defense Cooperation conducted a combined exchange for Operational Planning with Officers and Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) of the Czech Military in May. The event was hosted by the University of Defense in Brno and included instructors from the Marine Corp Command and Staff College as well as soldiers from Texas and Nebraska as part of the State Partnership ... Read More»

Czech Senior Non-Commissioned Officers discuss Professional Development with State Partners

From April 4-7, 2016, the Czech Military hosted Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) from their State Partners in Texas and Nebraska. The exchange discussed professional development, structured self-development, NCO leadership, management and military education . Over 30 senior NCOs from across the Czech Military attended seminars and exchanges over the three days. Additionally the team met ... Read More»
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