PAMBALA 2017: Ohio works with State Partner Serbia, Angola during historic trilateral medical exercise
Sgt. Zachary Smith, an Ohio Army National Guard medic participating in PAMBALA 2017, interacts with the local children in the village of Vale do Paraiso Dec. 9, 2017, in Bengo, Angola. PAMBALA, the first-ever trilateral combined medical engagement to take place in the Republic of Angola, is an agreement between the Angolan Armed Forces, Serbian Armed Forces and the Ohio National Guard to share best practices, strengthen medical treatment processes, establish new relationships and nurture established partnerships. (Ohio National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Wendy Kuhn)