Kentucky Guardsmen, Ecuador's special forces unite in urban warfare exchange
Kentucky Army National Guard Maj. Ryan Hubbs and Staff Sgt. Mason Graves discuss combat uniforms with Ecuador Navy Lieutenant Francisco Herrera and Ecuador Army Capt. Israel Nivelo during a subject matter expert exchange on urban operations at Latacunga, Ecuador, March 19, 2024. The SMEE was part of the Kentucky National Guard State Partnership Program, fostering collaboration between Kentucky and Ecuador since 1996. (Kentucky Army National Guard photo by Capt. Cody Stagner)