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  • Washington National Guard, Thailand Conduct Wildland Firefighting Exchange

    CAMP MURRAY, Wash. - The Washington National Guard and service members from the Kingdom of Thailand shared best practices for fighting wildfires during a State Partnership Program exchange in March.Since 2003, the Washington National Guard and Thailand have engaged in many informational exchanges,

  • Washington National Guard prepares for wildfire season

    RAINIER, Wash. – With the summer months in full swing, the Washington National Guard is preparing for what could be a busy fire season.“We successfully trained 180 Guardsmen during the four academies. Mixed with our recertification, we will have approximately 250 service members ready to support the

  • Oregon National Guard members train to battle wildland fires

    SALEM, Ore. - Even during a pandemic and protests, the potential for wildfires does not diminish. Always at the ready, approximately 400 Oregon National Guard (ORNG) Citizen-Soldiers and-Airmen completed "Red Card" training July 11-17 at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST)