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  • Swamp Foxes pay tribute to 9/11 with special aircraft paint job

    The South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Maintenance Group honored the memory of those who died on Sept. 11, 2001 with a commemorative paint job on one of the SCANG’s F-16 aircraft.
  • Swamp Fox salute medical professionals during statewide flyover

    F-16s from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing paid tribute to the state’s medical professionals and first responders during a round-the-state flyover, Monday, April 27.
  • McEntire JNGB Fire Department construction underway

    A nearly $8 million construction project for an upgraded and expanded base fire department is ongoing for the next scheduled 18 months.
  • McEntire JNGB supports Seymour Johnson AFB exercise

    F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. and C-130J Hercules military transport aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. descended onto the home of the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing as a part of Exercise Agile Lion, Jan. 14-16, testing the Air Force’s ability to rapidly deploy with a small footprint.
  • 245th ATCS returns from successful tour in Iraq

    Swamp Fox Airmen from the 245th Air Traffic Control Squadron returned recently from a seven-month deployment to Al Asad Air Base in central Iraq. Seventeen air traffic controllers and maintainers from the SCANG joined another dozen Airmen from the Mississippi Air National Guard for the March through October rotation. While there, they beefed up air
  • Swamp Fox pause for Resiliency Stand-Down

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein ordered all wings across the Air Force to stand down for a day and focus on suicide prevention and resiliency after an increase of suicides in the Air Force, the SCANG held theirs in conjunction with an afternoon of family time.
  • Swamp Fox Airmen fly ‘Missing Man’ formation for former Vietnam POW

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Jack Van Loan passed away in Columbia, October 14 and received full military honors during the funeral for his nearly 30 years of service, including his 2,116 days spent in the North Vietnamese prison, nicknamed the Hanoi Hilton.
  • McEntire hosts SC Military Base Task Force meeting

    The South Carolina Military Base Task Force held its quarterly meeting on McEntire JNGB to discuss key issues related to the military across the state, October 23, 2019.
  • Swamp Fox medics train in San Diego

    The 169th Medical Group conducted their Medical Facility Annual Training at San Diego Naval Medical Center August 3-17. Although not everyone went the whole two weeks, 27 medical Airmen accomplished medical-related training at five different training sites that included the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot and Naval Air Station North Island. The
  • Operation Task Force America

    Recently, the U.S. Air National Guard 169th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s fuels management flight participated in Operation Task Force America, a joint exercise with the U.S. Army Reserves.

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