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  • SCANG EV4 supports Hurricanes Florence and Michael first responders

    Months before the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, members of the 169th Communications Squadron’s Eagle Vision IV (EV4), Mobile Ground Satellite Station at McEntire, were already acquiring optical images of the high priority targets provided by Mr. Scott Brown, the Chief of Preparedness at the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD). By
  • Swamp Foxes volunteer to help Tyndall AFB recover from Hurricane Michael

    A team of nine South Carolina Air National Guard Airmen volunteered to help nudge Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida toward recovery after Hurricane Michael left the base in near complete destruction this past October.Within 24 hours of receiving the request for support, personnel from the 169th Civil Engineer Squadron and Medical Group were on the
  • McEntire JNGB staged for Florence relief efforts

    In the aftermath and devastating flooding in South Carolina due to Tropical Storm Florence, this sprawling base in Lower Richland County is again the hub of activity for the National Guard’s domestic operations response.
  • South Carolina Air National Guard Airmen assist law enforcement, safeguard citizens

    The South Carolina Air National Guard deployed 13 Airmen, assigned to the 169th Security Forces Squadron, to assist law enforcement recovery efforts following the path of Tropical Storm Florence.
  • SCANG honors life of Swamp Fox leader, friend

    Retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Stanley Hood Sr., former South Carolina Air National Guard chief of staff and base commander from Columbia, South Carolina, passed away August 25.
  • Swamp Fox Engineers build homes for Navajo veterans during training mission to New Mexico

    Forty engineers from the 169th Civil Engineer Squadron, South Carolina Air National Guard, spent their two weeks of annual training building homes for Native American veterans in Gallup, New Mexico.
  • 300 members of SC Air National Guard deploy with dozen jets to Southwest Asia

    About a dozen South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 fighter jets and the 300 citizen-soldiers who support them are on their way to Southwest Asia for an Air Expeditionary Force rotation.
  • SCANG holds change of command ceremony

    In front of the assembled wing, Col. Nicholas Gentile Jr. handed the reins of the 169th Fighter Wing to the vice wing commander, Col. Akshai Gandhi, June 23.
  • SCANG hosts Junior ROTC “Top Gun” competition

    The sound of cadence calls and marching filled the air Saturday as more than 500 Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets from around the state converged on McEntire Joint National Guard Base to compete in the 2018 “Top Gun” Drill Meet.
  • FSR, it's not just another military acronym

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing have completed training throughout the last few months here in response to a mass directive aimed at the Air Force from Gen. David Goldfein, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force.“The CSAF is saying we need to focus on other core competencies,” said Col. Akshai Gandhi,

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