Washington National Guard hosts first Alumni Day since 2001
09.13.18 — This past weekend, retired Guardsmen from across the state came to Camp Murray, sharing stories and memories of years past during the first Washington National Guard Alumni Day in more than two decades. Read More »
Washington Army National Guard soldiers take part in the 2018 Best Warrior...
09.12.18 — Guardsmen from across the state pushed themselves to their physical and mental breaking points during the four-day Best Warrior competition. Read More »
156th Information Operations Team prepares for deployment to Middle East
09.09.18 — The information operations functional area focuses on information-related capabilities and coordinates them to best complement the war-fight efforts on the ground. Day to day operations for the team will consist of providing information operations guidance and strategies to assist the combatant commanders. Read More »
Washington Guard members attack Sheep Creek Fire
Washington National Guardsmen have been hard at work at the Sheep Creek Fire 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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