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  • Swamp Fox Airmen prepare at RED FLAG

    More than 150 Swamp Fox Airmen and nearly a dozen F-16 fighter jets from the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing, have deployed to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada to prepare for an aviation Theater Security Package deployment this summer.This type of training is necessary in order

  • Wing Inspection Team Evaluates Deployment Readiness Processes

    Equipped with red Swamp Fox hats and badges, the Wing Inspection Team, WIT, assigned to the 169th Fighter Wing, participated in the Red Flag Deployment Inspection here, Jan. 19-22.Inspectors from the Air Combat Command Inspector General, ACC-IG, were also on-hand as part of the 169th FW Unit

  • McEntire Offers Free Motorcycle Training Courses

    South Carolina National Guard and 169th Fighter Wing personnel and their dependent family members are welcome to participate in the various Motorcycle Safety Courses offered throughout the year here, free of charge.The Basic Riders Course, The Basic Rider's Course II and the Military Sport Bike

  • Human Trafficking - You may be closer than you think...

    Do you know or would you recognize the signs of human trafficking? Have you ever witnessed suspicious behavior that could be indicators of human trafficking? Do you know what to do if you did observe suspicious behavior? In other words, how can YOU combat trafficking in persons? Trafficking in

  • AAFES multiplies customers’ purchasing power

    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service has been helping our service members for 125 years. So many of the installations around the world have large Base/Post Exchanges, gas stations and commissaries that often times we can forget that AAFES is part of our Swamp Fox family here. "Although we are

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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