Washington Military Alliance

Washington State is home to a diverse military industry, with varied military and defense missions, needs, and opportunities and a different stakeholder group for every aspect of an issue related to the military and defense community.

It was important to the Governor to convene a group of diverse military community stakeholders to come together with one voice in response to potential cuts to defense spending.

In response, the Washington Military Alliance (WMA) was convened in late 2012 and formalized under Governor Jay Inslee in September, 2014.

Cybersecurity Grant Report 

In early 2020, Impact Washington (IW) commenced a cybersecurity grant project funded by the Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (DoD OLDCC) through the Washington State Department of Commerce Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness with the broad intent of strengthening Washington State cybersecurity posture in the defense supply chain. Read Report