Trio of Guardsmen earn doctorate degrees
05.01.19 — A trio of bandmates in the Washington Army National Guard's 133rd Army Band can add "doctor" to their repertoire. Read More »
Guard, EMD team up on Malaysian trip to talk Oso landslide lessons
04.25.19 — Trip part of the National Guard State Partnership Program Read More »
Military Department honored with DOD Environmental Award
04.23.19 — Cultural resources management award for historic Camp Murray structures, armories Read More »
3-161st Infantry conducts unique airlift prior to training for Bayonet...
The Infantrymen of the 3-161 had an interesting experience, working with the Air Force, other units while training for... 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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