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Airmen to support Hurricane Relief Efforts

09.25.17 — Guardsmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing will support response efforts in the aftermath of recent hurricanes. Read More »

100 Facts in 100 Days - 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team

09.18.17 — A look back at 100 memories that made the 81st Brigade what it is today.. Read More »

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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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