Maximilian Dixon, hazards and outreach program supervisor for the Washington Emergency Management Division (EMD), recently received the Cecil H. Whaley, Jr. Award. read more

The Washington National Guard’s 10th Civil Support Team (CST) recently supported the Washington State Patrol (WSP) during a search of the Thurston County Jail on March 17, 2023 following a string of fentanyl overdoses. read more

Natural disasters don’t recognize international borders, which is why strong partnerships between responding nations are vital to emergency preparedness and community resilience. read more

While other exercise Cobra Gold participants jumped from planes, fired howitzers and performed disaster relief training, leaders and planners faced a less-tangible challenge. read more

Catherine Trujillo had always dreamed of flying helicopters. At the age of 35, she thought she missed her chance. read more