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Washington Guard members attack Sheep Creek Fire

08.08.18 — Washington National Guardsmen have been hard at work at the Sheep Creek Fire Read More »

Nearly 150 Washington National Guardsmen activated to fight wildfires

08.03.18 — Special RC-26 aircraft has been deployed to help uncover wildfires before they grow larger Read More »

Washington guardsman completes journey to citizenship

07.20.18 — Standing in a room filled with family, friends and colleagues, 64 people raised their right hands and swore an allegiance to the United States of America to become naturalized citizens at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Seattle, Wash., Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Among those was Pfc. Aquiles R. Morales Centeno, a member of the Washington National Guard. Read More »

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Washington Guard members attack Sheep Creek Fire

Washington National Guardsmen have been hard at work at the Sheep Creek Fire Read More »

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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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