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 »
Guardsmen help battle wildfires in Central Washington
09.15.17 — More than 300 Guardsmen are working along side Washington DNR to battle multiple wildfires. Read More »
Remembering Maj. Gen. (Ret) Tim Lowenberg
Maj. Gen. (Ret) Tim Lowenberg once said he wanted to be remembered as a general that took care of the soldiers - and... Read More »
The Washington National Guard is made up of more than 8,000 citizen soldiers and airmen who are dedicated to our mission of safeguarding lives, property and the economy of Washington State. First organized in 1855, the Washington National Guard has a long history of serving our communities.
Our men and women are Washington residents who are invested in their communities and care deeply for the people we serve. We are your neighbors, co-workers, friends and family members. We come from different towns, professions and backgrounds but come together for a common goal to serve those who need our help – across our state, nation and world.
At the call of the Governor, the Washington National Guard will mobilize and deploy during times of state emergency to augment local jurisdictions and responders in their efforts to protect lives and property. The Washington National Guard is also subject to the call of the United States President to serve as part of the total U.S. Military.
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