Kentucky Guardsmen, Ecuador's special forces unite in urban warfare exchange
Ecuadorian Army Col. Gustavo Iturralde, commander of Ecuador's 9th Special Forces Brigade, talks with Kentucky Army National Guard Sergeants 1st Class Gregory Thiemann and Jonathan Senters, Maj. Ryan Hubbs and Staff Sgt. Mason Graves during a subject matter expert exchange at Latacunga, Ecuador, March 18, 2024. These Kentucky Soldiers visited members from the Ecuadorian Army, Air Force and Navy for a subject matter expert exchange in urban operations tactics as a part of the Kentucky National Guard State Partnership Program. (Kentucky Army National Guard photo by Capt. Cody Stagner)