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

    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.
  • Pennsylvania’s Air Guardsmen at Biddle battle cyber scourges at home, abroad

    Battling adversaries on the most modern battlefield, the 112th Cyberspace Operations Squadron here, part of the 111th Attack Wing, actively and near-imperceptibly defends national security. In a 2017 article, Maj. Shaun Swenson of the 112th COS was quoted as saying, "As we're more and more dependent on information-centric communications and activities, the cyber aspect of that becomes more and more important.” And that network dependence postures the 112th COS and other ANG cyberspace units to serve both locally and globally.