Stories tagged: Washington Army National Guard
Thu., June 13, 2013
Federal budget cuts limit National Guard live-fire drills
YAKIMA – A rifle squad of Washington Army National Guardsmen sprints to take cover along a plywood wall. Spc. Chaz Grady, of Spokane, provides cover with his M4 carbine, looking …
Thu., April 19, 2012
Honoring those who protect nation, serve community
The Spokane community Wednesday recognized two soldiers and two airmen as Armed Forces Persons of the Year for service to their country and their community. The awards were announced at …
Mon., May 16, 2011, 10:42 a.m.
Washington National Guard may be called up
OLYMPIA — The Washington Army National Guard’s 81st Combat Brigade may be called up for another overseas tour of duty.
Sun., Feb. 6, 2011
National Guard training builds skills, confidence, sense of family
Many people complain about shoveling the driveway, scraping icy windshields, about snowy roads not being plowed quickly enough, or battling berms while driving down the street. For soldiers with Alpha …
Sat., Feb. 5, 2011, 8:35 p.m.
Soldiers learn winter survival at Mount Spokane
For soldiers with A Company of the 341st Military Intelligence Battalion of the Washington Army National Guard, learning to survive winter is just another day on the job.
Wed., Aug. 20, 2008
Soldiers say goodbye, again
Sgt. Travis Fletcher’s thoughts Tuesday were less about being sent to one of the world’s most dangerous places and more about his wife, his daughter and how much he loves …