Swamp Fox Airmen support Adopt-a-Highway
By 2nd Lt. Stephen Hudson, 169th Fighter Wing
/ Published December 11, 2014
MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. -- Six Airmen from the 169th Fighter Wing participated in the ongoing Adopt-a-Highway program along Highway 378 in front of the base, Dec. 10.
Spanning nearly two miles along the highway, the Airmen picked up garbage thrown alongside of the road.
Senior Airman Renae McNease, with the wing's emergency management office, volunteered for her first clean up as a way to give back to her community and the installation.
"I really enjoy getting out and showing support," McNease said during the Adopt-a-Highway clean up.
The Environmental Office began participating with Adopt-a-Highway in 2010, since the wing does four walks per year, snagging bags of trash along the way. Sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Transportation and Keep the Midlands Beautiful, Adopt-a-Highway is another way the South Carolina Air National Guard gives back to the local community.