Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.125 - 12 May 2014
Visit of the Alabama National Guard in Romania
Lieutenant General Ștefan Dănilă received the visit of Major General Perry Smith, Adjutant General of the Alabama National Guard, on Monday, 12 May, during the latters official visit to Romania.
The visit takes place as part of the bilateral cooperation between the Romanian Armed Forces and the National Guard of Alabama that unfolds under the aegis of the State Partnership Program.
The main topics discussed during the meeting included details on the future cooperation, in the light of the new security developments in the region. The chief of the General Staff stressed the importance of the last years programs conducted at unit level with a view to improving education, training and operational capability.
The US official`s agenda includes meetings with the chiefs of service staffs and visits to military units that conduct cooperation programs with the National Guard, military institutions that developed social programs with the Alabama National Guard.