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  • The Swamp Foxes train to enhance disaster response

    In preparation for the 2019 hurricane season, the South Carolina National Guard hosted the National Guard Bureau for a test and demonstration of a tactical communications system, used to support disaster response.

  • Swamp Foxes wrap up a successful Arctic Challenge Exercise in Sweden

    U.S. Airmen, equipment, and F-16CJ Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing successfully finished three weeks in Sweden for Arctic Challenge Exercise 19. ACE 19 is a biennial Nordic aviation exercise that serves to amplify scenario-based

  • Swamp Fox maintainers adapt and overcome harsh arctic conditions in Sweden

    After years of perfecting how to operate in overseas desert environments, the Swamp Foxes from the South Carolina Air National Guard (SCANG) flipped the script by deploying to northern Sweden for Arctic Challenge Exercise (ACE) 19. Unpredictable weather, the remote location and unexpected major

  • Ferrario briefs international media on Arctic Challenge Exercise 19

    157th Fighter Squadron Commander, Lt. Col. Michael Ferrario briefed a crowd of 30 journalists from Sweden, the U.K. and other countries today at Kallax Air Base, Sweden. The discussion was about Arctic Challenge Exercise 19, a Nordic aviation exercise that provides scenario-based training to prepare

  • Airmen, aircraft arrive in Sweden for Arctic Challenge 19

    U.S. Airmen, equipment, and F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 157th Fighter Squadron, 169th Fighter Wing, McEntire Joint National Guard Base, Columbia, South Carolina, arrived here today for the first day of Arctic Challenge Exercise 19 taking place throughout Norway, Sweden and Finland.ACE19

  • McEntire JNGB hosts STEM Day education experiences for SC Youth

    More than 2,000 South Carolina students and teachers with interests in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math received a day of focused-fun learning with Airmen and Soldiers from the South Carolina National Guard during a STEM Day event today.Public, private and home-schooled students from around

  • Swamp Fox bioenvironmental team leads the way for chemical testing

    The South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, has a reputation for being number one. In addition to being awarded the 2017 Biomedical Science Corps Small Team of the Year, the team of five Swamp Foxes was the

  • SCANG hosts Junior ROTC “Top Gun” competition

    More than 500 Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets from around the state traveled to McEntire Joint National Guard Base to compete in the 2019 “Top Gun” Drill Meet, March 23.This annual military drill and ceremony competition, hosted by the South Carolina Air National Guard, drew in 20

  • SCANG supports NORAD during Super Bowl LIII

    When the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams kicked off Super Bowl LIII, South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 fighter jets were securing the airspace above Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz stadium. The SCANG’s Aerospace Control Alert unit sent jets airborne to support the North American Aerospace

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