US and CR discuss engineers’ programme for 2018-2019
A delegation from the Texas and Nebraska National Guard, led by their commanders, Major General John Nichols and Major General Daryl Bohac, paid a visit last week to the 15th Engineer Regiment based in Bechyne to discuss the training and activities programme which is part of a joint US/Czech cooperation venture.
Czech and US military engineers having been carrying out these type of joint exercises in the Czech Republic, Texas, Nebraska, and at the Hohenfels Military Training Area in Germany as part of the State Partnership Program since cooperation was first established in 2012.
Also accompanying the National Guard delegation to Bechyne were the First Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Jiri Baloun, the Deputy Land Forces Commander, Colonel Petr Prochazka, and the US Army Attaché to the Czech Republic, Colonel Roger Bowman.
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By Nuala Casey and Oldrich Holecek
February 8, 2018