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Feb. 4, 2018

678th Air Defense Artillery Brigade deploying to Europe

Story by Cpt. Ed DuvallThe 678th Air Defense Battalion, South Carolina Army National Guard, headquartered in Eastover, South Carolina, held a deploying and casing of the colors ceremony in West Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 1, 2018.Approximately 50 Soldiers are deploying to Texas for validation prior to departing to support U.S. Army Europe with

Feb. 2, 2018

South Carolina National Guard Soldiers compete to be state’s Best Warrior

Story by Staff Sgt. Jerry Boffen108th Public Affairs DetachmentFORT JACKSON, S.C. – Competitors, mentors, support staff and other Soldiers from throughout South Carolina came together at Fort Jackson and the McCrady Training Center to vie for the title of South Carolina Army National Guard Best Warrior, Jan. 27-31. Also present and taking part in

Jan. 23, 2018

Government Shutdown over

On January 22, 2018, Congress passed and the President approved a continuing resolution for the Department of Defense, which will end the current government shutdown. This bill will fund the government through February 8, 2018.FULL TIME EMPLOYEES: Effective immediately, all full-time SC Military Department employees will continue/resume normal

Jan. 20, 2018

Government Shutdown Information

Due to a federal government shutdown, South Carolina Military Department is operating with minimal personnel to ensure essential missions and operations are continued.

Jan. 19, 2018

SC National Guard Vendor Process Orientation

The South Carolina National Guard (SCNG) Office of Purchasing and Contracting will be hosting its first Vendor Orientation.  this is an opportunity for vendors to learn to learn about typical contracting opportunities. We hope you'll join us.  Sign up immediately, space is limited!When: Thursday, January 25th, 2018 10:00am- 2:00pmWhere: Columbia

Dec. 27, 2017

Task Force Marauder participates in mass casualty exercise

AFGHANISTAN12.23.2017Story by Capt. Jessica Donnelly59th Aviation Troop Command  “Patient incoming!”Shouting these words into a hospital’s emergency room in Afghanistan starts a chain reaction of medical personnel getting ready to receive a casualty. While in this instance, the casualty is simulated, the medical care provided can make the

Dec. 27, 2017

S.C. National Guard Soldier gives family birthday and holiday surprise

LEXINGTON, SC, UNITED STATES12.16.2017Story by Spc. Chelsea BakerSouth Carolina National Guard  Throughout history, military homecomings have warmed the hearts around America, being depicted in movies, songs, as well as today being posted on social media and news channels. The images of service members surprising loved ones at schools, sporting

Dec. 27, 2017

South Carolina Youth Challenge Academy Director Retires After 25 years of Dedicated Service

EASTOVER, SC, UNITED STATES12.14.2017Story by Spc. Chelsea BakerSouth Carolina National Guard  The National Guard’s Youth Challenge program celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. One of its early pioneers in South Carolina was recognized at a ceremony at the McCrady Training Center, Eastover, South Carolina, Dec. 13, 2017. U.S. Army retired

Dec. 27, 2017

S.C. National Guard celebrates National Guard’s 381st birthday

COLUMBIA, SC, UNITED STATES12.13.2017Story by 1st Lt. Tracci DorganSouth Carolina National Guard  COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – The South Carolina National Guard celebrated the National Guard’s 381st birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony Dec. 13, 2017 at the South Carolina Military Museum. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. R. Van McCarty, the deputy adjutant

Dec. 27, 2017

Task Force Marauder Soldiers recognized for life-saving actions

AFGHANISTAN11.23.2017Story by Capt. Jessica Donnelly59th Aviation Troop Command  AFGHANISTAN - U.S. Army Soldiers with Task Force Marauder were presented with coins from the Chief, National Guard Bureau Nov. 23, 2017 in Afghanistan for their recent actions in response to a mass casualty involving U.S. Soldiers.U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel

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