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National Guard celebrates with birthday run, cake

12.18.14 — Dozens of National Guard Service members and their families celebrated the National Guard with a birthday run and some cake on Dec. 12. Read More »

Joint Service Support wins team award

12.12.14 — The Washington National Guard Joint Service Support Program wins team award. Read More »

Great Washington ShakeOut hits 1 Million goal

10.15.14 — Camp Murray, Wash. – More than 1 million Washingtonians have now signed up to participate in the Great Washington ShakeOut statewide earthquake drill, making the exercise the largest in state history. Read More »

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Transition Summit to assist veterans seeking employment opportunities

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with lead sponsors Call of Duty Endowment (CODE), Starbucks, Toyota,... Read More »

JSS/Family Programs

The Joint Services Support (JSS) Directorate is designed to be a one-stop center for all Washington Guard veteran and family readiness services. We oversee transition services, state family programs and a resiliency care team. The JSS manages programs that provide Washington's Warriors, veterans and family members support services that enhance their well-being as well as promote their productive military participation.

Headquartered in Building 3 on Camp Murray, with locations at armories across the state, the JSS can provide assistance no matter where you’re located in Washington state.

Need emergency assistance?
Call 1-800-364-7492 (Available 24 hours)

Our mission is to:

  • Provide support to the Military, and family members of the Washington National Guard.

  • Be present at unit functions including unit training assemblies.

  • Provide education about the National Guard, Family Programs and Family Assistance Centers to Military members, families, and the general public.

  • Support the mission of all National Guard units.

  • Strive to be the Family Programs model in the United States.

Our purpose is to:

  • Enhance the quality of life for all Guard members, their families, and the communities in which they live.

  • Contribute to readiness and retention in the Washington National Guard.

Our vision is that:

  • Every member of each Washington National Guard family knows and understands the benefits to which they are entitled.

  • At a minimum, members know that by calling the Family Programs Office at 1-800-364-7492, they can get the answer to their questions or concerns.

  • Each Washington National Guard family is prepared to meet the challenges of a deployment or disaster, through education, preparedness and the assistance of their Family Support Group, which is postured to provide assistance to every Washington National Guard Family in the event of a deployment or disaster.

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Contacts

For a full list of contacts, please visit this listing.

Video Spotlight

video WNG Evergreen Minute - Dec. 12, 2014

WNG Evergreen Minute - Dec. 12, 2014

Members of Special Operations Detachment Pacific (SODPAC) participated in an airborne jump with members of the 1st Special Forces Group at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Dec. 9th, 2014. Major Dan Raymond gives us a glimpse of what it takes to run a drop zone.

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video Helping protect the 12th Man at Seahawks games

Helping protect the 12th Man at Seahawks games

The 10th Civil Support Team works with the Seattle Police Department to help detect hazardous chemicals during every home game of the Seattle Seahawks.