The 96th Troop Command, stands ready and willing, as the keystone unit of the Washington Army National Guard, and the State of Washington, to respond to all missions both at home and abroad. Ever ready, our Soldiers have the tactical and technical proficiency to accomplish their assigned roles. From mudslides and wildfires to the global pandemic, we have responded to diverse domestic emergencies. With this experience, and its affiliation with the Homeland Response Force, the 96th Troop Command Headquarters is uniquely qualified as Washington’s premier domestic response organization.
Federal Mission: 96th Troop Command commands, controls, and supervises subordinate units in order to mobilize and deploy in support of global contingency operations to achieve US national security objectives.
State Mission: 96th Troop Command commands, controls, and supervises subordinate units in order to mobilize and deploy in support of civil authorities to protect life, property, and preserve peace in Washington and FEMA Region 10.