Lithuanian Armed Forces cyber defense leader visits 111th Attack Wing at Biddle ANG Base

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  • By Jon Dahms
  • 112th Cyberspace Operations Squadron

Cyber defense leaders from the Pennsylvania National Guard’s State Partnership Program partner, Lithuania, visited the 111th Attack Wing at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, December 6, 2021 to discuss capabilities, training and areas of future cooperation. 

Lithuanian Air Force Col. Romualdas Petkevicius, Director of Regional Cyber Defence Center in Kaunas, Lithuania, met with Air National Guard Lt. Col. Thomas Love, Commander, 112th Cyberspace Operations Squadron; and Army National Guard Maj. Christine Pierce, Team Chief for the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s Defensive Cyber Operations Element; to review previous training and engagements, and to begin mapping out future opportunities for defensive cyber training and collaboration between the Pennsylvania National Guard our partners in Lithuania.

“The purpose of the visit was to enhance understanding of the cyber operations capabilities of PANG and to discuss practical aspects of beneficial cooperation in the area of cyber threat intelligence, training and education,” said Petkevicius. “I would like to thank both Lt. Col. Love’s and Maj. Pierce’s teams for the warm reception and for sharing their expertise with us. I hope to see an expert from PANG on the Team RCDC soon!”