Oct. 5, 2016
SC National Guard activated ahead of Hurricane Matthew
South Carolina National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were activated Oct. 4, 2016 to support their state following the State of Emergency declared by Governor Nikki Haley as Hurricane Matthew threatened to impact the southeast U.S.
Sept. 30, 2016
South Carolina National Guard conducts annual Leader’s Call
FORT JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLINA -- The Adjutant General (TAG) for South Carolina directs the South Carolina National Guard (SCNG) to be a community-based, ready, relevant, resilient, and responsible organization, with a mission focused on generating combat-ready units able to conduct state and federal operations, conducting military operations in response to state emergencies, and providing staff support to the Governor for contingency operations.
4-118th Combined Arms Battalion holds Change of Command
EASTOVER, S.C. – The 4-118th Combined Arms Battalion (CAB) held a change of command ceremony at McCrady Training Center, Sept. 11, 2016 to recognize the outgoing commander and welcome the incoming commander.
New SCNG Health and Wellness Program Changes Everything
FORT MILL, S.C. – South Carolina National Guard Soldiers have a new program that is changing the way they train, workout and recover from injuries.
Sept. 7, 2016
September 11 Anniversary: Marking 15 years since the attacks
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sept. 11, 2001, militants tied to al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out attacks against the United States. Two planes targeted the towers of the World Trade Center, one hit the Pentagon, and a fourth crashed in a field in Pennsylvania.
South Carolina National Guard captain inducted into Palmetto Military Academy Hall of Fame
MCCRADY TRAINING CENTER, S.C. – Each year the Palmetto Military Academy (PMA) conducts a Hall of Fame (HoF) induction ceremony recognizing PMA graduates who have distinguished themselves in their military and civilian careers. This year’s ceremony, held Aug. 13 at the McCrady Training Center in Eastover, South Carolina, honored two inductees, to include U.S. Army Capt. John Thorne, Jr.
South Carolina National Guard members rescue injured hiker
MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. -- Members of the South Carolina Army National Guard responded to a call for help to rescue an injured hiker from the Sumter National Forest along the Chattooga River near the South Carolina-Georgia border Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.
All in the family: South Carolina National Guard siblings share promotion ceremony
MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. – The National Guard is often considered to be a family. Serving your state and nation together creates a special, lasting bond and the Soldiers and Airmen you see at drill weekend turn into brothers and sisters. In some instances, they really are your sibling.
Last Mission for "Guard Copter 368"
Aviators tend to fall in love with their ships. "Guard Copter 368" is one of those aircraft that has earned its crew’s love through deployments, liability and legacy.
South Carolina National Guard top leader shares importance of reserve force with Colombian leaders
Bogota, Colombia—Senior leaders with the South Carolina National Guard traveled to Colombia to attend the Colombian Army Transformation Symposium Aug. 5-8, 2016 to speak on the advantages of having a reserve force and the challenges of developing a robust reserve component.