• Rostyslav Valikhnovsky, Director of the Ministry of Emergency for the Ukraine, reads about the Soldiers, civilians and mission of the Joint Force Headquarters – National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington during his visit at Fort McNair, July 22, 2011.

    Ukrainians Learn Emergency Response in the NCR

    Rostyslav Valikhnovsky, Director of the Ministry of Emergency for the Ukraine, reads about the Soldiers, civilians and mission of the Joint Force Headquarters – National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington during his...

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Deputy Commander Egon Hawrylak presents a memento to Rostyslav Valikhnovsky, Director of the Ukrainian Ministry of Emergency after a briefing on the capabilities and mission of the JFHQ-NCR/MDW during a visit to Fort McNair, July 22, 2011.

    Ukrainians Learn Emergency Response in the NCR

    JFHQ-NCR/MDW Deputy Commander Egon Hawrylak presents a memento to Rostyslav Valikhnovsky, Director of the Ukrainian Ministry of Emergency after a briefing on the capabilities and mission of the JFHQ-NCR/MDW during a visit to Fort McNair, July 22, 2011.

The Ukraine will host the European Football Championship matches in June next year, and the Director of the Ukrainian Ministry of Emergency is looking for information from the Joint Forces Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington to assist their planning.

Rostyslav Valikhnovsky, Director of the Ukrainian Ministry of Emergency was briefed by JFHQ-NCR/MDW Deputy Commander, Egon Hawrylak, on the capabilities and mission of the JFHQ-NCR/MDW within the national capital region.

The Ukrainian delegation is visiting the United States under the sponsorship of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency regarding matters of emergency management and response. The Ukrainians want to improve their emergency management and communications skills regarding their preparations for the European Football Championship matches to be held in their country during June, 2012. Other federal agencies briefed the group during their visit in Atlantic City and New York.

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