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Public Affairs provides official biography photos for commanders, chiefs and first sergeants. Portraits required for awards, boards and special packages are accomplished as needed, send specific photo requirements to

Official biography photos will be taken in service dress (top portion only).

Click here for the latest version of the template when writing your Official Biography (2020).

Click here to reference the Tongue and Quill chapter 20 for proper formatting of Official Biographies.

NOTE: Now you can take your Official Passport photo via walk-in on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1300 to 1500.
*Individuals arriving for an official military passport photo must bring a plain collared (not white) shirt, without distracting designs or logos*

Contact Us

Contact Us


Base Operator / Directory Assistance 
(803) 647-8300 | DSN: 583-8300 
SCANG Phone Directory

SCANG Recruiting Office 
(803) 647-8850 
Email Recruiting 

Military Personnel Flight (ID Cards, DEERS, records etc.) 

Wondering how to gain access to McEntire Joint National Guard Base? 
Click here for base access information

All deliveries to McEntire JNGB should call:
Traffic Management Office-TMO (803) 647-8528 

169th Fighter Wing / Public Affairs
1325 South Carolina Rd
McEntire JNGB, SC 29044
(803) 647-8208 | DSN: 583-8208

Email Public Affairs

PLEASE NOTE: Public Affairs does not act as an operator service. They do not have the ability to redirect incoming calls to other offices. Please Consult the SCANG Phone Directory for the office you need.

*Please no solicitations, this is an official government website and we cannot accept any requests for advertisements or business/personal promotions.*