Photo Credit: Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Michael OHalloran)(Released)
Republic of South African National Defense Force representatives from left: Col. D. Mmbi, Lt. Gen. Justice T. Nkonyane, chief of logistics, Brig. Gen. Gertrude Mngadi, director facilities, Ms. S. Mkhwanazi, director c-log, Ms. Fikile Mabilane with 137th Airlift Squadron flight crew after tour of a 105th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III, at Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburgh, N.Y., July 2, 2012. The State Partnership Program association held on the African Continent and predated the establishment of U.S. Africa Command. Both forces are also responsible for providing assistance to state and local civilian authorities during emergencies.