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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 »

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Youth Academy helps Spokane family
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Youth Academy helps Spokane family

KREM2 interviews the Opps, who had two siblings go through the Washington Youth Academy.

Tactical Air Controllers train in close air support
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Tactical Air Controllers train in close air support

Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the Washington National Guard's 116th Air Support Operations Squadron, 194th Wing, traveled to the Utah Test and Training Range to sharpen their skills of controlling fighter jets in close air support.

Neighbors helping neighbors before the emergency
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Neighbors helping neighbors before the emergency

Our Map Your Neighborhood program really works.

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