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  • Swamp Fox Airman has a passion for helping others

    "I love to help people find their journey and be an inspiration for other people," said Knox, an emergency management technician, with the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Civil Engineering Squadron.In 2005, Knox and her family suffered through catastrophic events during Hurricane Katrina.  Today, she employs her resiliency, selflessness
  • Motorcycle Safety Course available now

    With warmer temperatures and longer days, more motorcyclists will take to the roads, and the Swamp Fox Safety Office says all riders must take the Motorcycle Safety Course. "If you are in the military, and ride a motorcycle, you need to take this course," said Chief Master Sgt. Lee Shepherd, Safety and Occupational Health Manager. "We offer the
  • McEntire Airmen crash into training

    Consider this scenario, an aircraft coming in for a routine landing has been damaged, leaving a trail of aircraft parts and debris in its wake. The F-16 Fighting Falcon came to a slow, grinding halt in the middle of the runway.This is the scenario that personnel from various base maintenance shops and support agencies participated in as a simulated
  • SCANG celebrates "Family Day"

    During May's training weekend, the roars of nearby  F-16 Fighting Falcons engines were replaced by live music, children's laughter and the occasional sound of a revving race car engine on display nearby.Airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard took a pause from training to celebrate family during the 2015 Family Day, held May 2."Family Day
  • Swamp Fox Airmen get muddy for a good cause

    Financial hardships can strike anytime, and the Airmen of the South Carolina Air National Guard dove headfirst into helping by getting muddy for a good cause.The McEntire First Sergeants' Council held a Mud Run prior to Saturday's Family Day to support a fundraising effort called The Warm Hearts Foundation, which supports Airmen who are facing an
  • Swamp Fox Airmen welcome Air Guard's top enlisted advisor

    The Air National Guard is rapidly changing, said the ANG top enlisted advisor during his recent visit with Swamp Fox Airmen here, April 11th.Chief Master Sgt. James W. Hotaling, Command Chief of the Air National Guard, visited with Swamp Fox Airmen as part of a two-day trip to the South Carolina Air National Guard, April 11-12. His message to the
  • SCANG Airmen partner with Virginia Soldiers during Vigilant Guard

    South Carolina National Guard Airmen and Virginia National Guard Soldiers are partnering to provide communications support to military, federal, state and local emergency management services as part of Vigilant Guard March 4-12, 2015, in Georgetown, South Carolina. Vigilant Guard is a series of federally funded disaster-response drills conducted by
  • Gen. Grass visits Vigilant Guard in South Carolina

    The National Guard's top officer got a first-hand look at training taking place at Vigilant Guard this week.Chief, National Guard Bureau Gen. Frank J. Grass visited multiple venues in Georgetown County during the exercise to get an up-close look at joint training between National Guard, emergency management and first responder personnel. Grass
  • Colombian military gets firsthand look at Vigilant Guard South Carolina

    As Soldiers from the South Carolina Army National Guard's 125th Multi-Role Bridge Company from Abbeville, South Carolina. ferried a vehicle across the Sampit River, they were joined by curious onlookers. None more important than members of the Colombian military who are on hand this week to watch Vigilant Guard unfold.The South Carolina National
  • Air Traffic Control plays major role in Vigilant Guard

    A Category 4 hurricane named Zephyr slammed into the South Carolina coast, knocking out power and communications. That is the scenario of Vigilant Guard, a training exercise going on in South Carolina, March 3-12.With any large-scale natural disaster, the ability to bring in relief supplies or responders is based on the ability to get the airlift
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