COLUMBIA, S.C. – As residents of South Carolina hunkered down and braced themselves in the days leading to the landfall of Tropical Storm Florence, local and state authorities and agencies were already beginning to prepare for what many expected to be a devastating storm
CHESTERFIELD, S.C. - Tropical Storm Florence dumped unprecedented amounts of rain on the Carolinas during the weekend of Sept. 14-16, 2018, causing many rivers connecting the two states to overflow. That led to flooding in many rural populated areas, forcing evacuations, and roads to washout in South Carolina.
The South Carolina Air National Guard deployed 13 Airmen, assigned to the 169th Security Forces Squadron, to assist law enforcement recovery efforts following the path of Tropical Storm Florence.
Service during times of crisis is nothing new to Staff Sgt. Marvin Miller, a military policeman with the South Carolina National Guard’s 133rd Military Police Company. Miller has served the Guard and his fellow citizens for the past 17 years, and it was a national emergency that energized his calling to serve.
COLUMBIA, SC, UNITED STATES 09.15.2018 Story by Sgt. Brad Mincey South Carolina National Guard COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina National Guard filled and delivered sandbags to multiple counties in the state Sept. 15, 2018, to help protect infrastructures in advance of flooding after Tropical Storm Florence’s impacts of rain were beginning to be felt […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. – As Hurricane Florence continues to bring heavy rain and flooding throughout the South Carolina coast, many people are alive today thanks to the Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team, or HART, a joint effort that pairs South Carolina Army National Guard aviation assets with the South Carolina State Urban Search and Rescue Task Force.