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  • 1-151st ARB conducts unique training with US Navy

    The South Carolina National Guard, 1-151st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB), conducted a one-of-a-kind joint training exercise with the...

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  • South Carolina National Guard hosts Downed Aircraft Training Exercise

    The South Carolina National Guard hosted a no notice, multi-agency emergency response exercise at the McCrady Training Center (MTC) June 30....

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  • South Carolina National Guard partners maintenance techniques with Colombia

    As an expansion of the State Partnership Program, South Carolina Army National Guard Soldiers joined members of the Colombian Army to exchan...

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  • SC National Guard bids farewell to old fleet of M1A1 tanks

    The M1A1 Abrams tank has been in the equipment inventory for the South Carolina Army National Guard for over two decades. For their last...

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  • Local PE teacher builds lives and floating bridges

    While many teachers are enjoying summer break and taking much-deserved time out of the classroom, one physical education teacher from Calhou...

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  • SC National Guard Youth Challenge Academy Graduation

    Over 900 family and friends joined the newest graduating class from the S.C. National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at a ceremony held Jun...

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  • Special Operations trains with S.C. National Guard

    As the sun went down and the night sky set in, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) "Night Stalkers" gave mission briefs to...

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  • South Carolina National Guard welcomes home Bravo Co., 198th ESB during Freedom Salute ceremony

    Approximately 130 members of Bravo Company, 198th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, S.C. National Guard were officially welcomed home during a...

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  • Multi-service units combine to execute FARP exercise

    Approximately 50 Marines assigned to the 273rd Marine Wing Support Squadron, Air Operations Company, Fuels Platoon and Expeditionary Airfiel...

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  • SC Army National Guard Engineers return from Afghanistan

    Family and friends welcomed home more than 130 Soldiers from the South Carolina Army National Guard's 1223rd Engineer Company after a year-l...

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  • State Command Chief Larry Crowson looks back over 40 years

    This month, The SCANG News sits down with Chief Master Sgt. Larry Crowson, the State Command Chief for the South Carolina Air National Guard...

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  • Ironhorse Battalion Changes Reins

    The 1-118th Combined Arms Battalion held a change of command ceremony for outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Robert G. Carruthers, to incoming com...

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Honoring our Fallen Heroes

Fallen Warrior

Pvt. Algernon Adams

Aiken, SC
October 28, 2003
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Master Sgt. Thomas Thigpen, Sr.

Augusta, SC
March 16, 2004
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Staff Sgt. Jerome Lemon

North Charleston, SC
October 27, 2004
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Warrant Officer Patrick Leach

Rock Hill, SC
December 9, 2004
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Fallen Warrior

1st Lt Andrew Shields

Campobello, SC
December 9, 2004
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Spc. Chrystal Stout

Travelers Rest, SC
April 6, 2005
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Sgt. Stephen High

Spartanburg, SC
April 6, 2005
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Sgt. Edward Philpot

Latta, SC
October 23, 2007
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Staff Sgt. James Bullard

Marion, SC
October 30, 2007
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Sgt. Shawn Hill

Welford, SC
January 2, 2008
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Sgt. David Leimbach

Taylors, SC
May 25, 2008
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Staff Sgt. Willie Harley, Jr.

Aiken, SC
October 1, 2010
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Sgt. Luther Rabon, Jr..

Lexington, SC
October 1, 2010
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Sgt. John Meador

Columbia, SC
June 20, 2012
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Thomas

Easley, SC
June 20, 2012
Operation Enduring Freedom

Fallen Warrior

1st Lt. Ryan Rawl

Lexington, SC
June 20, 2012
Operation Enduring Freedom

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South Carolina Air National Guard

The South Carolina Air National Guard Headquarters provides command and control for assigned Air Guard units. The SCANG's operational units are the 169th Fighter Wing and 245th Air Traffic Control Squadron, which provide combat-ready forces... Read More

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