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U.S. Air Force retired Master Sgt. Bob Barkalow from the South Carolina Air National Guard at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, is recognized as an honorary Chief Master Sgt., on Oct. 13, 2014 at an unknown location. Barkalow writes the monthly Retiree's Corner for the SCANG's eNewsletter. (U.S. Air National Guard courtesy photo) September Retiree's Corner
Our August Luncheon brought out about 50+ people, who thoroughly enjoyed the Luncheon and listening what Major Brian Doyle had to say. He even brought CMSgt Mark Drafts for company and protection, the folks enjoyed the Chief’s visit, especially the Weapons people, I can imagine the stories that cropped out at that table during the Luncheon. Major
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Andrew Thorne, the commander of the 169th Aerospace Combat Alert, at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., Aug. 4, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan Floyd) September Commander's Corner
“What do you do?” This is a question that I have often received from people I just met. It’s a conversation starter; one meant to reveal your profession or from where you derive your income. For many years I answered this question with “I’m a fighter pilot” or “I fly airplanes”. Being in a community with lots of pilots and guys who fly airplanes,
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Portrait of Chaplain, Capt. Benjamin McEntire, with the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., Jan. 10, 2013. (National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Caycee Watson/Released) September Chaplain's Reflections
When Your Best Isn’t Enough One of the things I appreciate about the military cultureis the push to do and be your best. It just makes sense for us to have a driveto do and be the best we can. In our line of work that makes the differencebetween mission success and mission failure. While giving what we do,everything we’ve got is essential,
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Michelle Walker, the Recreational Specialist at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., poses for her photo in the base gym on November 2, 2011.  Michelle was hired to work at the base gym to train, educate and encourage McEntire’s airmen to remain “fit to fight” and excel in the new Air Force fitness standards. 
(SCANG photo by TSgt Caycee Cook) September Fitness Tips
2 Minute Egg Omelet in a mugIngredients cooking spray 2 eggs 1 tablespoon diced roasted red peppers ¼ cup spinach 1 tablespoon feta cheese 1 teaspoon sliced green onions pepper to taste Instructions Spray inside of coffee mug with cooking spray Add
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Portrait of U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Carl Christie, the operations compliance superintendent for the 169th Logistics Readiness Squadron at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., March 7, 2017.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Edward Snyder) September Chief's Perspective
Mentorship is Key to SuccessMentorship is a type of professional relationship in which a person with greater experience and wisdom guides another person to develop both personally and professionally. This relationship helps achieve mission success and motivates Airmen to achieve their goals. The overall goal of mentoring is to help Airmen
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Doctor Paul Wade, the Director of Psychological Health assigned to the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., Aug. 23, 2017. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan Floyd) The true victims of suicide
As a society, many struggle to find their place. We often attempt to define who we are by how we see ourselves fitting in with others. And, although we deal with similar issues of our purpose and direction in life and grapple with self-esteem, our ability to ask for help is often impeded by our ego tendency to “go it alone”. This does not serve us
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Smith, the 169th Civil Engineer Squadron commander at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina Air National Guard, poses for a portrait July 12, 2017.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Caycee Watson) August Commander's Corner
How is the South Carolina Air National Guard able to maintain its status as one of, if not the, number one premiere fighter wing in the Air Force and Air National Guard? How are we able to rise to every challenge and exceed expectations? It is encapsulated in one word…TRAINING.  Effective training is not something that just happens over a drill
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Lt. Col. Brian Bohlman, 169th Fighter Wing Chaplain at McEntire JNGB, S.C., poses for his portrait on February 1, 2012.
(National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Caycee Watson/Released) August Chaplain's Reflections
If you’ve watched the Disney movie “Frozen” then you are probably very familiar with the following lyrics in the chorus of the song, “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel which says, “Let it go, let it go, can’t hold it back anymore.”
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U.S. Air Force retired Master Sgt. Bob Barkalow from the South Carolina Air National Guard at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, is recognized as an honorary Chief Master Sgt., on Oct. 13, 2014 at an unknown location. Barkalow writes the monthly Retiree's Corner for the SCANG's eNewsletter. (U.S. Air National Guard courtesy photo) August Retiree's Corner
We had a great crowd of about 60 folks at our July Luncheon. We had a ‘newbie’ as far as the new Commander of the 169th Civil Engineer Squadron, although he told us he did his basic training at Fort Jackson some 26 years ago, Lt. Col. Richard S. Smith, who also brought along one of his enlisted advisors, Master Sgt. Terrence Hughes, we enjoyed them
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Mediterranean Herb Quinoa Salad RecipeThe high nutrient content and anti-inflammatory properties of each ingredient will help boost your immune system and decrease inflammation in your body.I usually make a large batch and eat from it for a few days for lunch. Refrigerate it in the original mixing bowl (covered), or portion it out into individual
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