Governor issues emergency proclamation to prepare for extreme wildfire risk
06.26.15 — Gov. Inslee issued an emergency proclamation giving the Washington State Department of Natural Resources the ability to call on the resources of the National Guard and the State Guard on short notice to assist in responding to wildfires Read More »
Made it just in time!
06.19.15 — Guardsman conducting training on the Yakima Training Center gets back to Joint Base Lewis-McChord to see birth of first child. Read More »
Washington National Guard conducts statewide earthquake readiness exercise
06.16.15 — Evergreen Tremor, a week-long exercise kicking off June 17, will involve more than 1,000 Washington National Guard soldiers and airmen across the state Read More »
Washington Guard Marathon Team takes 1st in nation
The State of Washington National Guard Marathon Team finished first in the nation in the 38th annual Lincoln National... Read More »
The Washington National Guard is made up of more than 8,000 citizen soldiers and airmen who are dedicated to our mission of safeguarding lives, property and the economy of Washington State. First organized in 1855, the Washington National Guard has a long history of serving our communities.
Our men and women are Washington residents who are invested in their communities and care deeply for the people we serve. We are your neighbors, co-workers, friends and family members. We come from different towns, professions and backgrounds but come together for a common goal to serve those who need our help – across our state, nation and world.
At the call of the Governor, the Washington National Guard will mobilize and deploy during times of state emergency to augment local jurisdictions and responders in their efforts to protect lives and property. The Washington National Guard is also subject to the call of the United States President to serve as part of the total U.S. Military.
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National Guard members rehearse sling load operations
The Washington National Guard's 116th Air Support Operations Squadron and 66th Theater Aviation Command conducted sling load operations training in support of Exercise Evergreen Tremor, Feb. 18 at Grey Army Air Field, JBLM.View All Videos »