D.C. National Guard embraces enduring state partnerships with Jamaica and Burkina Faso
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Washington D.C. - On International Friendship Day, the D.C. National Guard celebrates friendship and success with our State Partnership Program countries, Jamaica and Burkina Faso. Partners with Jamaica since 1999 and Burkina Faso since 2019, the D.C. National Guard strives to enhance these cooperative, mutually beneficial relationships while improving international security and humanitarian conditions. The United Nations adopted July 30th as the International Day of Friendship in 2011.


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