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  • Rule #1: Safety Always

    Swamp Fox Airmen prepare for an Environmental Safety Visit
  • STARBASE Swamp Fox celebrates ten years at McEntire

    STARBASE Swamp Fox, a Department of Defense math and science program for fifth-graders, held a special ceremony Sunday to celebrate its tenth anniversary of being hosted at McEntire Joint National Guard Base.
  • Combat Shield validates Swamp Fox readiness

    The South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-16 Avionics shop received its annual Combat Shield evaluation Jan. 18 – 20. The annual inspection conducted by the Combat Shield evaluation team assigned to the 16th and 36th Electronic Warfare Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is geared toward ensuring the
  • SCANG Spotlight, Staff Sgt. Gregory Mason

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Gregory Mason, a services specialist assigned to the 169th Force Support Squadron, is reputable by his peers to be self-motivated and fun.  “A lot of people focus on the food aspect of services, and they don’t think about the other four major areas,” said Mason. A Bangor, Maine native, Mason grew up in a single-child
  • 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

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