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  • Capt Jason Allenton wins prestigious National Guard Bureau award

    A Washington Air National Guardsmen from the Western Air Defense Sector recently won a prestigious award from National Guard Bureau as part of their national annual awards program. Administered by NGB's executive director, the annual awards program evaluates Air National Guardsmen from across the

  • WADS Airmen support Food Lifeline COVID Response Center

    The Washington National Guard has over 250 Army and Air National Guardsmen assisting the Food Lifeline COVID Response Center in Seattle by processing, packing, and distributing food and goods to more than 300 food banks across 17 counties in Washington state

  • WADS team runs 491 miles during 24-Hour POW/MIA Run

    Over 50 members of the Western Air Defense Sector ran a combined total of 491 miles during the 24-Hour POW/MIA Remembrance Run at the McChord Field track Sept. 19-20, 2019. WADS placed first in the team division with the 1-94th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, finishing

  • WADS ABMs participate in Exercise Rainier War

    The Western Air Defense Sector participated in Exercise Rainier War June 26, 2019. Rainier War is semiannual large formation exercise, hosted by the 62nd Airlift Wing, designed to train aircrews under realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum operations against modern threats and replicate

  • Robie places 10th at the Great Wall of China marathon

    What marathon competition has 20,518 countable steps, 7,600 feet in elevation gain and constant exposure under the hot sun? It would be the Conquer the Wall Marathon held May 11, 2019, on the Great Wall of China. Bruce Robie, the 225th Air Defense Squadron Joint National Air Space Defense Planning