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The Guard during World War II: Medal of Honor Recipient

01.24.17 — A medical aid Washington National Guardsman made the ultimate sacrifice during World War II, but not before pulling to.... Read More »

Washington National Guard to support 58th Presidential Inauguration

01.18.17 — 7,500 Guardsmen from across the country to support President-Elect Trump's Inauguration. Read More »

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Advice on what to do before it floods

Advice on what to do before it floods

Your home or business is flooded or about to be flooded. Now what? Here's some advice.

Guard practices landing on naval ship

Guard practices landing on naval ship

During a catastrophic natural disaster, Washington National Guard would be responsible for bringing people and supplies from naval ships to the shore, helping to provide relief to affected communities. But landing on a ship is much trickier than a regular landing on the ground. That's why we practice.

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