West Virginia National Guard showcases domestic response capabilities for Peruvian Air Force leadership

Peruvian Air Force Maj. Gen. Gregorio C. Mendiola, Assistant Defense and Air Attaché for the Embassy of Peru, points at a C-130H propeller alongside U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Cadle, 130th Mission Support Group commander (left) and Staff Sgt. Johana Aguilar, who is serving as an interpreter, Nov. 21, 2017 at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, W.Va. Mendiola visited the 130th Airlift Wing to see first hand the domestic response capabilities of Air National Guard assets at the wing including the C-130H and aeromedical evacuation mission. The Peruvian Air Force and West Virginia Air National Guard’s partnership through the State Partnership Program (SPP) goes back to 1996, with more than 121 engagement events completed. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Airman Caleb Vance)

PHOTO BY: Airman Caleb Vance
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