State Partnership Program: A Unique Tool for Developing Emergency Preparation Capabilities [open pdf - 661KB]
This briefing covers the role of the National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP) in emergency management. The SPP links U.S. states with partner countries for the purpose of supporting the security cooperation objectives of the Combatant Commander. The program's goals reflect an evolving international affairs mission for the National Guard using the unique civil-military nature of the Guard to interact with both active and reserve forces of foreign countries.
Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS)