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  • WA ANG marksmanship team competes at Winston P. Wilson Championship

    The Washington Air National Guard sent eight marksmen from the Western Air Defense Sector, 194th Wing and 141st Air Refueling Wing to the Winston P. Wilson Championship in Little Rock, Ark., April 7-10, 2019.
  • WA ANG competes at National Guard Marksmanship Championship

    It’s like a scene out of an old spaghetti western movie. Standing on a line, hand hovering over a holster and twitching with anticipation. A voice comes over a loud speaker, “watch and shoot.” You inhale a deep breath and slowly exhale and count down from five to one before firing.
  • AMALGAM EAGLE 18 exercise planners visit WADS

    AMALGAM EAGLE 18 exercise planners from the U.S. and Mexico toured the Western Air Defense Sector May 22, 2018. AMALGAM EAGLE 18 is a NORAD/U.S. Northern Command tactical exercise which is designed to enhance mutual warning and information sharing procedures in support of a cooperative response to illicit flights that cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • WADS Canadian Detachment honor veterans at Tahoma National Cemetery

    The Canadian Detachment of the Western Air Defense Sector participated in the 20th Veterans Day program at the Tahoma National Cemetery Nov. 11 in Kent, Wash.
  • U.S. wins WADS Softball Challenge Cup 25-10

    The Canadian Detachment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord had a very successful first inning of the JBLM Can-Am Challenge Cup softball game Oct. 6 at Baker Field on McChord Field. After five runs scored, Keith Spilley suggested loudly from Canada’s dugout that the game be called due to weather.
  • WADS remotely saves over 800 Hurricane Harvey victims

    The Western Air Defense Sector on Joint Base Lewis-McChord diligently worked with dozens of agencies and first responders in direct support of search and rescue operations in the Houston area following the wake of destruction left by Hurricane Harvey since Aug 30.
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Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates, Deputy Commander NORAD, spoke at the Colorado Springs Rotary Club today about how the threats facing Canada and the United States have changed over the last 60 years and that our focus is defending the homelands. #WeHaveTheWatch #GuardingAmericasSkies (Starts at 6m:30s or -37m:14s)
If you missed the live ceremony yesterday of Col. Scott Humphrey assuming command of the 225th Air Defense Group, Lt. Col. Brian Bergren taking command of the 225th Air Defense Squadron and Col. Brett Bosselmann taking command of the 225th Support Squadron, you can view the pictures at
Four members of the Western Air Defense Sector have been participating in the 48th annual Winston P. Wilson rifle and pistol championship at the National Guard Marksmanship and Training Center at Camp JT Robinson, North Little Rock, Arkansas. Follow the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center at to keep up with results. From Left to Right: TSgt Eric Poe, MSgt Shay Brockman, TSgt Cameron Riedl and SSgt Shane Key.
Welcome to the 225th Air Defense Group Assumption of Command Ceremony where Col. Scott Humphrey assumes command. The 225th Air Defense Squadron will change command from Col. Brett Bosselmann to Lt. Col. Brian Bergren. The 225th Support Squadron will change command from Col. Paige Abbott to Col. Brett Bosselmann. Washington National Guard | America's AOC | Washington National Guard Senior Enlisted Leader | Joint Base Lewis-McChord | Eastern Air Defense Sector | Commander, Washington Air National Guard |
The Western Air Defense Sector will be going live at 1 pm today for the 225th Air Defense Group Assumption of Command and the 225th Air Defense Squadron and 225th Support Squadron Change of Commands.
Congratulations CMSgt Doyle on your induction.
The April edition of the Washington National Guard Youth events and activities.
The Western Air Defense Sector is proud to work side by side with our RCAF Detachment of Air Battle Managers guarding America's skies 24/7 and we wish them a happy 95th birthday.
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RT @USNationalGuard: Messaging is key to winning the hearts and minds of those in the Middle East, as well as ensuring people back home sta…
RT @sutherlandforwa: Great chatting with the @WANationalGuard Association on bills that can support #HigherEducation and our veteran commun…
RT @WAANGCC: Here's an inside look at our Airmen's wildland firefighter certification training. #ReadyforOurState
Officer Candidates from the 205th Regional Training Institute get to relax on morale flights at the end of Squad an…
RT @USNationalGuard: “Our goal is to reach every school in our state. If the educators don’t know the benefits, the students probably don’t…
RT @WAStateCommerce: The next Interbay Project open house is July 30. @WANationalGuard needs a new location, opening up opportunity for thi…
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RT @MCounselor2020: Thank you so much @wanationalguard for an amazing experience. #EducatorLift2019 was amazing! Everyone was so welcoming…
RT @WAANGCC: We still have seats available for employers of our outstanding Airmen! The Bosslift allows employers to experience first-hand…
RT @waDNR_fire: NEW #WaWILDFIRE - crews are responding to the #GroganFire in #SpokaneCounty and is reported at 20 acres.
RT @waDNR_fire: #WaWILDFIRE UPDATE - crews have stopped forward progression on the #GroganFire and are taking care of hotspots.
U.S. Army National Guard Officer Candidates activate the 205th Regiment OCS Phase 3 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Ju…
RT @WAANGCC: "Election security is a case in point. In preparation for the 2018 elections, Washington National Guard personnel with day job…
In accordance w/ @JBLM_PAO security policies, the Camp Murray South Gate, connecting Camp Murray / JBLM will close…
RT @ArngEd: Forever GI BILL (post 9/11 also called colmery act) Updates to HOUSING ALLOWANCE section 107& 501 #GIBILL #WAARNG @wanationalgu
How do you get a @WANationalGuard Stryker to Langley for the @RagnarRelay Northwest Passage? Take a @wsferries of c…