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Partners in peace

The Home Guard of Norway offers a hospitable stay at Camp Vaernes to Minnesota National Guard troops who are participating in the 40th annual Norwegian Exchange. NOREX is a reciprocal troop program during which Norwegian soldiers spend two weeks training at Camp Ripley, Minn. and Minnesota troops in turn train at Camp Vaernes, Norway.



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This work, Partners in peace [Image 13 of 14], by SPC Linsey Williams, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.15.2013

Date Posted:02.17.2013 22:28

Photo ID:868721

VIRIN:130215-A-EZ001-729

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:3.51 MB

Location:CAMP VAERNES, NOGlobe

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