96th Brigade CrestWelcome to the 96th Troop Command

The Washington Army National Guard’s 96th Troop Command is comprised of over 2,000 citizen soldiers filling the ranks of very diverse and specialized units. The 96th has everything from special forces to public affairs; military intelligence to engineers. Since September 11, 2001, over twenty separate units and more than 800 citizen soldiers within the 96th have deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. The 96th has also contributed to Operation Noble Eagle, the Hurricane Katrina relief mission, Operation Jump Start (Southwest Border Mission), and numerous state missions here in Washington State.