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Carr assumes responsibility as the South Carolina Air National Guard’s State Command Chief

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  • By Lt. Col. Jim St. Clair
  • 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Isaac M. Carr assumed responsibility as the South Carolina Air National Guard’s State Command Chief during a ceremony held at McEntire Joint National Guard Base. Carr is the fourteenth State Command Chief for the South Carolina Air National Guard.

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Scott Bridgers, Assistant Adjutant General for Air, presided over the ceremony in which Chief Master Sgt. Carr assumed responsibility from outgoing State Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Thomas, who is retiring.

As the State Command Chief, Carr represents the highest level of enlisted leadership and is the principal enlisted advisor to the Adjutant General and the Assistant Adjutant for Air. In this role, he is directly responsible for all matters regarding the professional development, readiness, training, utilization, health, morale and welfare for more than 1,400 enlisted members of the South Carolina Air National Guard.

Prior to his current position, Carr served as the 169th Mission Support Group Superintendent. In this capacity, he advised the group commander on matters affecting military and family readiness, training, health, morale, welfare, and quality of life for the enlisted Airmen assigned to the unit. In his civilian capacity, Carr is a financial advisor for a major financial planning firm in Sumter, South Carolina.