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A team of nine U.S. Airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Civil Engineer and Medical Squadrons volunteered to help nudge Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida toward recovery after Hurricane Michael left the base in near complete destruction October 22-28, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard courtesy photo)
U.S. Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters from multiple state National Guard units and a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft are staged at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina, to support relief efforts following Tropical Storm Florence, September 18, 2018. McEntire JNGB is designated as a hub for aircraft supporting recovery efforts throughout the areas in South Carolina impacted by Tropical Storm Florence. More than 3,400 South Carolina National Guard Airmen and Soldiers have been mobilized to prepare, respond and participate in recovery efforts as as Tropical Storm Florence caused flooding and damage to the state. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Caycee Watson)
A U.S. Air Force Security Forces Airmen assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard, 169th Fighter Wing, from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, working alongside Florence County, S.C., Sheriff’s Department assists citizens during evacuation efforts as the Black Creek river begins to crest in Florence, S.C., Sept. 17, 2018. Approximately 3,400 Soldiers and Airmen have been mobilized to respond and participate in recovery efforts as Tropical Storm Florence has caused flooding and damage to the state. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Jorge Intriago)
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Stanley V. Hood Sr., South Carolina Air National Guard chief of staff, June 1, 1987. (U.S. Air National Guard courtesy photo)
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kenneth Monroe, the recruiting and retention office manager for the South Carolina Air National Guard, works with new recruits at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, August 12, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ashleigh Pavelek)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Eli Stokes, a survival evasion resistance escape instructor (S.E.R.E.) assigned to the 169th Operations Group of the South Carolina Air National Guard at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., June 22, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ashleigh Pavelek)
U.S. Airmen from the 169th Civil Engineer Squadron, construct homes for Native American veterans during the “Deployment for Training” mission to Gallup, New Mexico, July 12, 2018. Airmen assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing partnered with the Southwest Indian Foundation to provide all phases of the construction process including carpentry, framing, electrical, plumbing and site work. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan Floyd)
U.S. Airmen of the 169th Fighter Wing of the South Carolina Air National Guard at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina, board a civilian-contracted large transport aircraft, July 11, 2018. The South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing is deploying nearly 300 Airmen and approximately a dozen F-16 Block 52 Fighting Falcon fighter jets to the 407th Air Expeditionary Group in Southwest Asia in support of an Air Expeditionary Force rotation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ashleigh S. Pavelek)
U.S. Airmen of the 169th Fighter Wing and the South Carolina Air National Guard, assemble for a change of command ceremony at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., June 23, 2018. Col. Nicholas Gentile Jr. relinquishes command of the 169th Fighter Wing to Col. Akshai Gandhi. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan R. Floyd)
Camden Military Academy junior ROTC cadets perform their Fancy Platoon Armed drill and ceremony event during the annual Top Gun Drill Meet at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., April 28, 2018. High School junior ROTC cadets from across the state competed in drill and ceremony events sponsored by the South Carolina Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Megan Floyd)

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Mission Statement

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.

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UPT Announcement

The 169th Fighter Wing will not be holding an Undergraduate Pilot Training Board in 2018. We anticipate a board in 2019 with an application timeline between Feb. 1 - April 1. More detailed information for the 2019 UPT Board will be provided on this website in the fall.

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(803) 647-8300 or DSN: 583-8300
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169th Fighter Wing / Public Affairs

1325 South Carolina Rd
McEntire JNGB, SC 29044
(803) 647-8208 or DSN: 583-8208
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