Florida National Guard Major General checks on partnership

The US Embassy says Florida National Guard Major General, Emmett R Titshaw (the Adjutant General of Florida) is visiting Guyana to assess the current status of the State Partnership Programme with Guyana.

In a press release yesterday, the Embassy said during his January 14-17 visit, Titshaw is looking at the challenges, opportunities and accomplishments of the ongoing programme. He will also discuss plans for 2013 activities under the partnership, considering what both Florida and Guyana hope to achieve.

President Donald Ramotar (left) shakes hands with Florida National Guard, Major General Emmett Titshaw  while US Ambassador D Brent Hardt (right) looks on. (US Embassy photo)

President Donald Ramotar (left) shakes hands with Florida National Guard, Major General Emmett Titshaw while US Ambassador D Brent Hardt (right) looks on. (US Embassy photo)

The general met with President Donald Ramotar, army Chief of Staff, Commodore Gary Best and other senior GDF senior officials, as well as members of the US Embassy. He also participated in a Senior Leadership Engagement seminar at Campy Ayanganna on Wednesday.

Titshaw’s visit serves as a welcome reminder of the collaborative efforts and common goals the United States and Guyana share in regional security and disaster relief, the statement said. According to the Embassy, Guyana’s relationship with the Florida National Guard is part of a programme implemented by Florida on behalf of the US Department of Defense which seeks to engage …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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