The Washington Military Department’s efforts to be more diverse and inclusionary began several years ago under the late Command Sgt. Maj. Abby West. read more

Padilla was a cadet, then with the Guard. Now, she's a cadre. read more

Armory was turned over to the city of Olympia in 2022 for a new creative campus read more

With the cost of necessities on the rise due to ongoing inflation, this year’s Holiday Magic event became even more important to National Guard families. read more

2022 felt like a return to normalcy after 18 months of continuous activation for the employees of the Washington Military Department. read more