The VTANG is an active participant in the State Partnership Program, an initiative from Europe Command which pairs National Guard bases with countries who were former Soviet, Yugoslav, and Warsaw Pact countries. This partnership promotes goodwill, global stabilization, and NATO accession.
Vermont has been in partnered with North Macedonia, also known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) since 1993.
In 2009, Vermont gained a second partner with Senegal, a country in Africa eager to stabilize itself surrounded by uncertainties. In 2012, members of the 158th Fighter Wing medical group provided health care to more than 1,800 Senegalese people as part of mission Western Accord 2012. For two weeks, they worked with other Guardsmen, Marines, and local physicians to create a temporary health center where they extracted 788 teeth and taught dental and personal hygiene. Toothbrushes, multi-vitamins, and medications were donated to the locals to help with disease prevention.
In 2021, Vermont announced its third partner, Austria.