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Washington Wildfire Resources

09.01.15 — The State Emergency Operations Center remains at a Level 3 Activation to support local jurisdictions battling multiple wildfires burning across our state. Read More »

More resources on way to fight wildfires

08.24.15 — More Guard on the way, new Mobilization Center formed at Fairchild Air Force Base to assist with firefighting efforts Read More »

Inslee announces approval of federal Emergency Declaration

08.21.15 — Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that President Obama's Administration approved his request for a federal Emergency Declaration in response to the multiple wildfires burning across Eastern Washington. Read More »

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DNR calls on National Guard for help in attacking wildfire: Guard...

Washington National Guardsmen head to Cougar Creek fire to support Washington Department of Natural Resources. Read More »

National Guard

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.

Are you a guard member in a crisis?
Do you need emergency assistance?

Call 1-800-364-7492 (Available 24 hours)

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Guard fights fires in Eastern Washington
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Guard fights fires in Eastern Washington

Guard fights fires in Eastern Washington

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An inside look at Officer Candidate School
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An inside look at Officer Candidate School

The 205th Training Regiment conducts consolidated Officer Candidate School Phase III training at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

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