Dec. 27, 2017

Task Force Marauder assists TAAC-W with aviation support in Western Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN11.22.2017Story by Capt. Jessica Donnelly59th Aviation Troop Command  AFGHANISTAN - U.S. Army Soldiers with Task Force Marauder provided aviation support to ground troops in Western Afghanistan Nov. 10-22, 2017, as part of an Expeditionary Advisory Package (EAP).TF Marauder provided medevac, air transportation, over-watch support, and

Sept. 29, 2017

South Carolina National Guard recognizes Suicide Awareness Month

COLUMBIA, SC, UNITED STATES09.22.2017Story by Spc. Chelsea Baker September is National Suicide Prevention Month which can be a difficult subject for people to talk about.The South Carolina National Guard Suicide Prevention Program held their annual Suicide Prevention Month 5k run/walk, where Soldiers and civilians gathered at the Gamecock Park in

Sept. 20, 2017

218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade conducts high-water rescue missions

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), South Carolina Army National Guard was the command and control cell of the Southern Conglomerate of the state of South Carolina during the residual storms caused by Hurricane Irma, September 11, 2017.

Sept. 12, 2017

South Carolina Citizen Soldier Answers Call for Third Year

Story by Spc. Chelsea BakerSouth Carolina was very fortunate to be spared a direct strike from Hurricane Irma, but as she continued her path northward after inundating Florida, the state experienced high winds and flooding when her outer bands reached the South Carolina coast Sept. 11, 2017. Over 500 South Carolina National Guard Soldiers and

Sept. 12, 2017

South Carolina National Guard readies for Hurricane Irma impacts

Story by Lt. Col. Cindi King The South Carolina National Guard is escalating efforts to respond to the effects from Hurricane Irma, as projection models indicate South Carolina is in the path of the storm when it makes landfall in the upcoming days.Approximately 800 South Carolina National Guard troops were mobilized September 7, 2017, after South

Sept. 6, 2017

S.C. Army National Guard engineers bridge partnership with Colombian army

Story by Capt. Stephen HudsonEngineering experts from the Colombian army spent several days with Soldiers from the South Carolina Army National Guard exchanging ideas and information during a State Partnership Program engagement, August 21-25.The engagement included a demonstration of bridging operations by the 125th Multi-Role Bridging Company on

Aug. 29, 2017

South Carolina National Guard aviation unit deploys for Afghanistan

Story by Capt. Jessica DonnellyEASTOVER, SOUTH CAROLINA – The South Carolina National Guard held a departure ceremony Aug. 26, 2017 at McEntire Joint National Guard Base to recognize Soldiers of the 1-151st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB) deploying to provide aviation capabilities under the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade in Afghanistan in

Aug. 15, 2017

South Carolina National Guard prepares for solar eclipse

Story by Spc. Chelsea Baker South Carolina is going to be one of the best viewing points of the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 for citizens on the east coast, according to NASA. For many it will be a once in a life time event that will stretch from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina.When first responders and planners

June 14, 2017

1053rd Trans. Co. reacts to incoming fire during annual training

Story by Sgt. Brad Mincey South Carolina National Guard EASTOVER, SOUTH CAROLINA – South Carolina National Guard Soldiers from the 1053rd Transportation Company performed basic infantry skills as part of their annual training at McCrady Training Center, June 9, 2017.The Soldiers honed their skills in dismounted techniques, completed squad and

June 14, 2017

Georgia National Guard supports South Carolina during SPP engagement

Story by Capt. Stephen HudsonSouth Carolina National GuardThe Georgia Air National Guard (ANG) welcomed a group of visiting Colombian Air Force officers as part of a State Partnership Program (SPP) engagement, May 30- June 2, 2017. The weeklong exchange on Ground Control Intercept consisted of a tour of the unit and discussions with subject matter