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  • South Carolina Air National Guard responds to Hurricane Matthew

    One year to the day after responding to the historic and devastating floods which impacted South Carolina, the men and women of the Air National Guard were again called to state active duty - this time for Hurricane Matthew.Hurricane Matthew was a Category 4 storm with sustained winds clocked above 145 mph as it moved across Haiti, the Bahamas and
  • SCANG Chaplain experiences a "baptism of fire" on "The Ice"

    Have you been to The Ice? For one Swamp Fox, South Carolina Air National Guard Chaplain (Lt.Col.) Brian Bohlman, the answer is yes. The Ice is the nickname for Antarctica for those scientists and personnel who live and work there. Bohlman is currently serving on a 60 day tour at McMurdo Station as part of an ongoing Air National Guard (ANG)
  • 169th Security Forces Squadron lends helping hand during hurricane

    The 169th Security Forces Squadron stationed here sent 13 Law Enforcement Specialists to Bluffton, S.C., Oct. 9, 2016 to assist in the response to the damage left after Hurricane Matthew skirted the coast of the state."While doing law enforcement duties, we ensured the general safety and welfare of the citizens of South Carolina," said Master Sgt.
  • Foxtrot Warrior Run VI charity supports local veteran

    Nearly 200 Airmen and Soldiers from the South Carolina National Guard and their families and friends ran in the Sixth Annual Foxtrot Warrior 5k/10k Run, here October 16, 2016.The event was a "fit-to-fight" fundraising opportunity organized by the South Carolina Air National Guard's Top Three Committee to raise money for Airmen in need of financial
  • Swamp Fox Air Traffic Controllers deploy for Operation INHERENT RESOLVE

    While Hurricane Matthew barreled up the eastern United States, one group from the South Carolina Air National Guard loaded their gear to face a very different set of challenges.On Oct. 9, more than a dozen Airmen from the 245th Air Traffic Control Squadron deployed to Iraq for six months in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. This deployment is
  • South Carolina Air National Guard deploys to South Korea for Theater Security Package

    Nearly 300 Swamp Fox Airmen packed their bags and waved goodbye to family and friends July 13, as the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing deployed 12 F-16s to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea for a four-month Theater Security Package.The U.S. Air Force routinely deploys fighter aircraft to the region to provide U.S. Pacific
  • F-16 Engines Rumble in the Hush House after Renovations

    Construction on the South Carolina Air National Guard's Enclosed Noise Suppression System Structure concluded here, May 6, after approximately 12 weeks of renovations.The renovations began in February and recur approximately each decade due to the slow and continuous oxidation of the metal structure. The nearly 7,000 square-foot structure is large
  • Swamp Fox Airmen and Families Celebrate History and Diversity

    Family, fun and fellowship fueled the atmosphere here during May's training weekend, May 14.Airmen of the South Carolina Air National Guard and their families gathered for the 169th Fighter Wing's Family Day celebration to participate in numerous activities designed to entertain and educate them on the unit's mission."Family Day is a chance for us
  • SCANG welcomes new leaders during change of command

    The Swamp Fox welcomed three new commanders as the guidon was passed on several key leadership roles during a change-of-command ceremony during May's drill weekend, May 14.Colonel David Meyer handed over command of the 169th Fighter Wing to his vice commander, Col. Nicholas Gentile, as Meyer moves to a new leadership role at a national level. Meyer
  • Inaugural Base2Base run a success

    61 people participated in the inaugural Base2Base run on May 1 from Eastover to Sumter, SC. Relay teams of two runners as well as individuals ran eastbound along Highway 378 for 21.2 miles. The race started at the front gate at McEntire Joint National Guard Base and finished at Shaw Park on the eastern side of Shaw Air Force Base. The race was

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