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Youth Academy honored by FEMA for emergency preparedness efforts

11.07.17 — Every cadet is given Community Emergency Response Team training. Read More »

Washington awarded grant for tsunami preparedness projects

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What's it like to be a National Guard sniper?
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What's it like to be a National Guard sniper?

Staff Sgt. Matt Croft, HHC, 3-161st Infantry, describes sniper stalking and what it's like to be a National Guard sniper.

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.

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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The Washington Military Department's mission is to minimize the impact of emergencies and disasters on people, property, environment and the economy of Washington State by providing trained and ready forces for state and federal missions. The department also provides structured alternative education opportunities for at-risk youth.

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