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Washington Guard Aviators receive training and evaluation in preparation...

03.06.19 — With wildfires becoming a more common summer occurrence, aviators with the Washington National Guard are already starting their annual water bucket and wildland fire training. Read More »

Washington Air National Guard leads first-ever cyberspace exercise during...

02.28.19 — In today's battlefield, the fight in the digital and cyberspace domain is just as crucial as that on the front lines. Read More »

Washington National Guard photographer hones skills at Exercise Cobra Gold

02.28.19 — We rely on the photographic skills of public affairs specialists to capture compelling moments to aid in telling the story of the U.S. military and its allies. Read More »

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Washington Guard Aviators receive training and evaluation in preparation...

With wildfires becoming a more common summer occurrence, aviators with the Washington National Guard are already... 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.

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What's it like to be a National Guard sniper?
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What's it like to be a National Guard sniper?

Staff Sgt. Matt Croft, HHC, 3-161st Infantry, describes sniper stalking and what it's like to be a National Guard sniper.

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