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Feb. 14, 2019

South Carolina Military Department to conduct adjutant general change of command ceremony

 WHAT: The South Carolina Military Department will conduct a change of command ceremony to recognize the outgoing Adjutant General, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, Jr., and welcome the incoming Adjutant General, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty.WHO: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty will take command of the South Carolina Military Department

Feb. 14, 2019

South Carolina National Guard conducts construction for improvements on armories throughout state

Construction is conducted for improvements on the South Carolina National Guard armory in Greenwood, South Carolina, Feb. 13, 2019. Improvements are being made on armories throughout communities in South Carolina with different levels of construction including full renovations, like the Greenwood armory, or special projects such as bathroom

Feb. 14, 2019

South Carolina National Guard conducts TAG Match

The South Carolina National Guard conducted a TAG Match, Feb. 8-10, 2019, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. The TAG match is a marksmanship competition for members of the South Carolina National Guard that serves as an opportunity for service members to test marksmanship skills and use weapon systems in a battle-focused environment. (U.S. Army

Feb. 14, 2019

2nd - 263rd ADA BN Change of Command

The 2-263rd Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Battalion conducted a change of command ceremony Feb. 10, 2019, in Anderson, South Carolina, to recognize the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Dominick Martin, and welcome the incoming commander, Maj. (promotable) David Ridgeway. Maj. Gen. Timothy Sheriff, 263rd Army Air and Missile Defense Command commander, and

Feb. 6, 2019

South Carolina's last elected adjutant general to retire

Photo By Capt. Jessica Donnelly | U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, Jr., the adjutant general for South Carolina, looks over memorabilia and plaques in his office at the South Carolina Military Department headquarters in Columbia, South Carolina, Jan. 24, 2019. Livingston will retire in March 2019 after more than 40 years of military service and is the last popularly elected adjutant general in the nation.

Jan. 18, 2019

South Carolina governor announces nominee for 29th adjutant general for South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC, UNITED STATES01.17.2019Story by Lt. Col. Cindi King South Carolina National GuardCOLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty as his nominee to be the 29th adjutant general for South Carolina during a press conference at the State House in Columbia, South Carolina, Jan. 17, 2019.The

Dec. 14, 2018

South Carolina National Guard celebrates National Guard’s 382nd birthday

Story and photo by Capt. Jessica DonnellyThe South Carolina National Guard recognized the National Guard’s 382nd birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony Dec. 13, 2018, at the South Carolina Military Museum in Columbia, South Carolina.U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, the adjutant general for South Carolina, presided over the ceremony.“We’re

Dec. 14, 2018

South Carolina National Guard honors fallen over holidays with wreath-laying

[caption id="attachment_5703" align="alignright" width="300"] U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Brad Owens, director of joint staff for the South Carolina National Guard and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Scott Lambe, assistant adjutant general for air, South Carolina National Guard, place a wreath at the South Carolina Armed Forces Memorial at the South Carolina

Dec. 4, 2018

FY2018 South Carolina Military Department Annual Report

[caption id="attachment_5691" align="alignnone" width="232"] 2018 Annual Report

Oct. 18, 2018

South Carolina National Guard Soldiers find video gaming skills transferable to combat operations

It’s comparable to playing a video game, even using a video game controller from a popular gaming system. Operators watch the screen and maneuver a robot through dangerous terrain in search of ordnance, with no reset button if it explodes.

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