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.
Story by Spc. Chelsea Baker South 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 […]
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 […]
Story by Capt. Stephen Hudson Engineering 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 Lake Thurmond in McCormick County. “We […]
Story by Capt. Jessica Donnelly EASTOVER, 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 support of Operation Freedom’s […]
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, […]