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Sept. 5, 2019

South Carolina National Guard Stages LMTVs To Assist Charleston Fire Department

U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers with the 1-118th Infantry Battalion and the 237th Support Battalion, South Carolina National Guard, report to the Charleston Fire Department Logistics and Fleet center with their Light Medium Tactical Vehicles to receive their assignments to a local fire department in Charleston, South Carolina, in preparation to

Sept. 3, 2019

South Carolina National Guard provides support to Families, service members during storm activation

COLUMBIA, SC, UNITED STATES09.03.2019Story by Capt. Jessica Donnelly South Carolina National Guard  COLUMBIA, S.C. – A hurricane looms in the ocean, threatening to make landfall. The South Carolina governor declares a state of emergency in preparation for the storm. The South Carolina National Guard answers the call to support the citizens in this

Sept. 3, 2019

Hurricane Dorian’s impact to state

COLUMBIA, SC, UNITED STATES09.01.2019Story by Capt. Jessica Donnelly South Carolina National Guard  COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from units across the state prepare to respond as needed Sept. 1, 2019, in support of the potential impact of Hurricane Dorian to the state.“The South Carolina National Guard is

June 22, 2019

The Adjutant General For South Carolina Announces Next State Command Chief Warrant Officer

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                  June 21, 2019Capt. Jessica Donnelly, 803-299-5304 COLUMBIA, S.C. - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty, the adjutant general for South Carolina, announced the next State Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) for South Carolina, June 19,

May 31, 2019

South Carolina’s adjutant general visits Colombia

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA05.30.2019Story by Capt. Stephen Hudson South Carolina National Guard  BOGOTA, Colombia – The adjutant general for South Carolina visited the Republic of Colombia, April 29-May 3, 2019, during a key leader engagement as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program (SPP).U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty, who became the

April 23, 2019

South Carolina National Guard focuses on retaining current force

SUNNY POINT, NC, UNITED STATES04.18.2019Story by 1st Lt. Tracci DorganSouth Carolina National GuardCOLUMBIA, S.C. -- The number of Soldiers in the South Carolina Army National Guard is directly tied to recruiters finding qualified applicants to guide them in enlisting into the military. After the recruiters assist in the initial enlistment for the

April 9, 2019

Deputy adjutant general announced for South Carolina Military Department

COLUMBIA, SC, UNITED STATES04.02.2019Story by Capt. Jessica Donnelly South Carolina National Guard COLUMBIA, S.C.— U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty, the Adjutant General for South Carolina, announced the next deputy adjutant general for the South Carolina Military Department, April 2, 2019.U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Jones, a current resident of

March 18, 2019

South Carolina National Guard Soldiers Participate in the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

German Army Petty Officer 2nd Class Kamil Hava, Federal Armed Forces Command, fires the G36 rifle at one of 16 targets as part of the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge qualification, March 16, 2019 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. The lanes consisted of four shooting positions and 16 targets with 30 seconds to engage the targets. American and

March 12, 2019

South Carolina agencies discuss severe weather preparedness

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty, the adjutant general for South Carolina, and Kim Stenson, South Carolina Emergency Management Division director, along with state emergency response team representatives held a joint news conference to remind people that severe storms, tornadoes, and flash floods are significant hazards in South Carolina and people

Feb. 17, 2019

New South Carolina Military Department adjutant general assumes command

Story by Sgt. Brad MinceyEASTOVER, S.C. -- U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, Jr. relinquished command of the South Carolina Military Department to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty during a change of command ceremony, Feb. 16, at McEntire Joint National Guard Base in Eastover.The ceremony recognized Livingston as the last popularly elected