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  • McEntire retires a 40-year veteran

    Mr. Derriel Amick, a contract inspector here, is set to retire from the 169th Civil Engineer Squadron, Jan. 11th after more than 40 years of service both as a Guardsman and state employee, and countless hours improving this installation."He started his military career here, but his love and passion for McEntire led him to become a full-time
  • Eagle Vision IV Assists with the Flooding Response Efforts in the Carolina's

    While Hurricane Jaoquin was lashing the Bahamas on 28 Sept., Airmen of the 169th Communications Flight Eagle Vision IV (EV4) Mobile Ground Satellite Station located here, began acquiring optical images of the U.S. East Coast from the SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 commercial high-resolution, imagery Earth observation satellites. Although Joaquin steered clear
  • McEntire hosts 2015 Swamp Fox Boy Scouts Camporee

    More than 700 Boy and Cub Scouts from more than 60 different Boy Scouts of America troops, camped here, during the Indian Waters Council 2015 Swamp Fox BSA Camporee, Dec. 5-6.The event was hosted by the South Carolina National Guard to allow Scouts the opportunity to interact with Guardsmen and compete and earn various merit badges."We don't always
  • Santa Jets to McEntire to visit Swamp Fox Children

    Several hundred family members of South Carolina Air National Guardsmen gathered to greet Santa at the flight line in a Swamp Fox F-16 Fighting Falcon here, Dec. 5."Santa told us that our Swamp Fox children have been very good this year, and he has a special spot in his heart for the children of those who stand in service of the this great nation,"
  • Brig. Gen. Rushe promoted, takes over as S.C. National Guard Assistant Adjutant General for Air

    The South Carolina Air National Guard saw its second general officer promotion in as many days when the Assistant Adjutant General for Air (ATAG), Brig. Gen. Russell A. Rushe was promoted in a ceremony November 8. Rushe assumed ATAG duties last month from the retiring Brig. Gen. Thad Myers.South Carolina Air National Guard Chief of Staff Brig. Gen.
  • S.C. Air National Guard promotes first female general officer

    In another historic Swamp Fox milestone, Brig. Gen. Theresa B. Prince was promoted during a ceremony Saturday, becoming the South Carolina Air National Guard's first female general officer in its 69 year history.Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Jim Chow, former Special Assistant to the Director Air National Guard, presided over the ceremony. "Ever since we met, I
  • Airmen Celebrate 5th Annual Diversity Event

    Airmen of the South Carolina National Guard joined together and celebrated cultural diversity here with "A Taste of McEntire" diversity event, Nov. 7.Airmen gathered to share food and cultural awareness festivities which featured Native-American, Filipino and Creole cuisines."It is not about ethnicity," said U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sachet
  • Swamp Fox ‘Blue’ supports communities during times of devastation

    Thousands of South Carolina National Guardsmen were called to state active duty for flood disaster response and recovery efforts that affected much of the state early October.For many Swamp Fox Airmen who were not activated, sitting at home and watching the news was not an option. Swarms of blue Swamp Fox t-shirts gathered in groups and dispersed
  • Professional organization supports Airmen and their families

    The National Guard Association of South Carolina and the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States show its support to Airmen and their family members who are pursuing higher education goals during a check presentation ceremony, here Sept. 20.A $2,000 scholarship check was presented to Mary Grace Heustess, a full-time
  • Swamp Fox Airmen receive psychological director's support

    Dr. Paul D. Wade, the director of psychological health for the 169th Fighter Wing, recently offered his confidential support here to more than 1,400 Airmen."I provide confidential support and a myriad of resources for a number of issues that Airmen do not even know are out there," said Wade, who supports the commander's staff.Wade took his position
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