Croatian leaders observe their troops at Ripley
Jul 21, 2011Public
Photo: Pjer ŠIMUNOVIĆ, State Secretary in the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia, is greeted July 14  by Minnesota Army National Guard Lt. Col. Todd Kubista, Camp Ripley deputy post commander, as he arrives at Cabin Fever, a restaurant in Little Falls, Minn.  The secretary is having dinner with a group of Croatian soldiers who are taking part in the Partners for Peace program with 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion at Camp Ripley, Minn.(Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Minnesota Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Jerry Lang, assistant adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, visit with Croatian soldiers July 14 during a dinner for Pjer ŠIMUNOVIĆ, State Secretary in the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia.  The Croatian soldiers are taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program with 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion at Camp Ripley, Minn.(Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Minnesota Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Jerry Lang, assistant adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, visit with Croatian soldiers July 14 during a dinner for Pjer ŠIMUNOVIĆ, State Secretary in the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia.  The Croatian soldiers are taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program with 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion at Camp Ripley, Minn.(Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Pjer ŠIMUNOVIĆ, State Secretary in the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia, and Minnesota Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Jerry Lang, assistant adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, visit with Croatian Lt. Denzic July 14 at Cabin Fever restraint in Little Falls, Minn.  She is part of a delegation of Croatian soldiers who are taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program with 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion at Camp Ripley, Minn.(Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Minnesota National Guard Soldiers and Croatian Soldiers dine side-by-side at Cabin Fever restraint in Little Falls, Minn. July 14.  The Croatian soldiers are taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program with 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion at Camp Ripley, Minn.(Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Leaders from the Croatian Ministry of Defense traveled to Camp Ripley, Minn. to observe their Soldiers training with Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard July 15 and learn more about Camp Ripley.  Soldiers from the Croatian Army are currently at Camp Ripley taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program and are training with the Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion. (Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Minnesota Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Jerry Lang, assistant adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, delivers remarks and thanks to the Croatian soldiers July 14 during a dinner for Pjer ŠIMUNOVIĆ, State Secretary in the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia.  The Croatian soldiers are taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program with 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion at Camp Ripley, Minn.(Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Pjer ŠIMUNOVIĆ, State Secretary in the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia, poses for a photo with Minnesota Army National Guard Col. Scott St. Sauver, Camp Ripley post commander July 15.  Leaders from the Croatian Ministry of Defense traveled to Camp Ripley, Minn. to observe their Soldiers training with Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard and learn more about Camp Ripley.  Soldiers from the Croatian Army are currently at Camp Ripley taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program and are training with the Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion. (Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Pjer ŠIMUNOVIĆ, State Secretary in the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia, presents Minnesota Army National Guard Col. Scott St. Sauver, Camp Ripley post commander, with a gift from his country, July 15.  Leaders from the Croatian Ministry of Defense traveled to Camp Ripley, Minn. to observe their Soldiers training with Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard and learn more about Camp Ripley.  Soldiers from the Croatian Army are currently at Camp Ripley taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program and are training with the Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion. (Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Minnesota Army National Guard Col. Scott St. Sauver, Camp Ripley Post Commander, briefs leaders from the Croatian Ministry of Defense who traveled to Camp Ripley, Minn. to observe their Soldiers training with Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard July 15 and learn more about Camp Ripley.  Soldiers from the Croatian Army are currently at Camp Ripley taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program and are training with the Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion. (Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Minnesota Army National Guard Lt. Col. Mark G. Wiens, battalion commander, 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion, explains what the Croatian delegation is about to observe.  Leaders from the Croatian Ministry of Defense traveled to Camp Ripley, Minn., July 15, to observe their Soldiers training with Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard and learn more about Camp Ripley.  Soldiers from the Croatian Army are currently at Camp Ripley taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program and are training with the Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion. (Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Minnesota Army National Guard Maj. Bryce A. Erickson, operation officer, 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion, explains what the Croatian delegation is about to observe.  Leaders from the Croatian Ministry of Defense traveled to Camp Ripley, Minn., July 15, to observe their Soldiers training with Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard and learn more about Camp Ripley.  Soldiers from the Croatian Army are currently at Camp Ripley taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program and are training with the Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion. (Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)
Photo: Minnesota Army National Guard Maj. Keith R. Ferdon, Camp Ripley operations officer, explains what the new Combined Arms Collective Training Facility offers Soldiers for training opportunities. Leaders from the Croatian Ministry of Defense traveled to Camp Ripley, Minn., July 15, to observe their Soldiers training with Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard and learn more about Camp Ripley.  Soldiers from the Croatian Army are currently at Camp Ripley taking part in the Department of Defense’s Partners for Peace program and are training with the Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 136th Combined Arms Battalion. (Camp Ripley photo by 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Toole)(Released)