The 169th Fighter Wing is pleased to announce a 2016 UPT Selection Board will take place 10-12 June. Packages will be accepted between 1 Feb and 1 Apr. Approximately 10 applicants will be selected for interviews to select a primary and alternate UPT candidate. For the 2016 Board, packages will need to be submitted in an electronic format. Click here for specific application package requirements. Please direct questions to the 169 FW Recruiting Office at (803) 647-8850 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immediate medical care is essential. Get to a safe place and CALL 911. Once medical care has been established, contact the 169th Fighter Wing SARC.
Main Office: (803) 647-8075
Mobile: (803) 206-3241 SafeHelpline.org at (877) 995-5247
Yellow Ribbon Program (YRRP)
Post-deployment Reintegration Program
Required for all who have deployed in the AEF for 90 days or more. Families are encouraged to attend. Ms. Shannon Vincent
Gain and maintain active support from all public and private employers for the men and women of the National Guard and Reserve as defined by demonstrated employer commitment to employee military service. More Information
The 169th Civil Engineer Squadron has an opening for a Unit Training Manager. Training AFSC experience preferred but not a disqualifying factor. Candidates must be at least Staff Sgt. with promotable potential up to Master Sgt. The closeout date is 30 June. Submit a resume and a passing PT score to Staff Sgt. Samantha Harper at email@example.com
What's happening Drill weekend?
Lunch Menu (June RSD)
Saturday Main: Bourbon Chicken, Meatloaf, Cheesy Pasta Pocket, O'Brian Potato, California Veggie Medley, Louisiana Smothered Squash, Rolls Snack: Herbed Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hamburgers, Fries Sandwich Bar: Wraps or Hoagies with Turkey, Ham, or Chicken Strips served with Pickle Spears and Chips
Main: Sweet & Sour Pork, Teriyaki Chicken, Fried Rice, Egg Rolls, Vegetable Stir Fry, Corn, Rolls Snack: Herbed Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Hamburgers, Fries Sandwich Bar: Wraps or Hoagies with Turkey, Ham, or Chicken Strips served with Pickle Spears and Chips
* All with Tossed Salad / Fruits / Beverages. The Dining Facility is open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone using the facility must present a valid ID card. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ops/Maintenance Devotional (Following Roll-Call in Hangar)
Security Forces Devotional (Following Roll-Call in Classroom)
4:00 p.m. - Catholic Mass (245th Conference Room) Sunday
Have an idea to help make McEntire JNGB even better? Discuss it with your chain of command and forward it to the Commander's Action Line (803-647-8899) or email usaf.sc.169-fw.mbx.Public-Affairs@mail.mil.
Someone will respond within 3-5 business days to update you on the status of your suggestion/concern.
Thank-you for your continued commitment to our unit. With everyone's help, the "Swamp Fox Standard" will remain among the best in the world!
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Suicide in the military has been at the forefront lately and the South Carolina Air National Guard has developed a short video on suicide awareness that every Swamp Fox and their families should watch.
The 169th Fighter Wing is the primary unit of the South Carolina Air National Guard and is located at McEntire Joint National Guard Base. The 169th Fighter Wing flies the F-16 Fighting Falcon, a single-seat multi-purpose fighter with the capability to fly at up to twice the speed of sound.
The mission of the 169th Fighter Wing is to provide world class combat capability to meet our nation's needs for contingency and general war requirements. Our primary federal mission is accomplished by employing conventional munitions in the Destruction/Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (DEAD/SEAD), while providing 24/7 homeland defense alert fighter response. Additionally, the wing provides to the Governor of South Carolina with defense assistance to the state's homeland security office and disaster preparation and response support for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) activities.