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Virginia National Guard leadership visit Finland

Army 14.3.2018 10.32
Press release
Virginia National Guard leadership visit Finland

Virginia National Guard leadership pay a visit to the Finnish Army and the Finnish Air Force 12 - 15 March 2018.

Virgnia National Guard Director of the Joint Staff, Brigadier General Paul F. Griffin will be familiarised with the Finnish Army and the Finnish Air Force. The visit will be hosted by Commander of the Finnish Army, Major General Petri Hulkko, and Commander of the Finnish Air Force, Major General Sampo Eskelinen.

The visit aims at charting future cooperation possibilities. During the visit, the Virginia National Guard delegation will also be familiarized with the live firing exercise of the Karelia Brigade’s readiness unit in Pahkajärvi as well as the premises of the Finnish Army Command in Mikkeli and the Lapland Air Command in Rovaniemi.

Additional information on the visit will be available from Major Jyrki Kellman, tel. +358 299 800 (FDF switchboard), and Jussi Ansamaa, tel. +358 299 800 (FDF switchboard).