The Importance of a Strong U.S.-Slovenian Partnership

Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, and Brig. Gen. Jason E. Bailey, commander, 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, met with BG Roman Urbanč, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, and SAF Col. Janez Gaube, 15th Wing commander at Cerklje ob ... Read More»

DEFENDER-Europe 21 in Slovenia

We have seen the amount of bilateral and multilateral training U.S. Forces conduct with their SAF counterparts – both here in Slovenia and abroad – increase substantially in recent years. DEFENDER 21 and linked exercises are truly a reflection of this expanded level of engagement, with Slovenia playing an integral part in training across domains ... Read More»

U.S.-Slovenia Defense Cooperation Provides New Field Ambulances for the Slovenian Armed Forces 

U.S. Ambassador Lynda Blanchard welcomed the delivery of 5 new military field ambulances with Slovenian Defense Minister Matej Tonin at the Port of Koper this morning.  The United States government donated four of the specially-outfitted High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV or “Humvee”), and the Ministry of Defense purchased an additional fifth vehicle. In addition ... Read More»
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