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  • Air Guard Units Test Readiness at Sentry Savannah Exercise

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Over 775 participants and 40 aircraft from units across the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Active Duty Air Force participated in Sentry Savannah 2024, the Air National Guard’s premier fighter integration exercise that recently concluded at the Savannah Combat Readiness

  • South Carolina National Guard Airmen Return From Deployment

    MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. - Airmen assigned to the 169th Fighter Wing returned to South Carolina April 10, ending a six-month deployment to U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility as part of the new Air Force Force Generation (AFFORGEN) model.During their deployment, the 150

  • South Carolina Guard Airman Receives Bronze Star Medal

    MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. - Master Sgt. Christopher Vine with the 245th Air Traffic Control Squadron was recently awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his achievements while deployed to Iraq in 2022, making him the only current South Carolina Air National Guard enlisted Airman to hold

  • South Carolina Air Guard Supports Operation Healthy Delta

    SIKESTON, Mo. – Airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing participated in Operation Healthy Delta, providing free medical, dental and vision care to several thousand people in Missouri and Illinois June 9-23.Operation Healthy Delta is an Innovative Readiness Training

  • Airmen Go Off Grid for Terror Threat Training

    EASTOVER, S.C. - Air National Guard units from South Carolina, Alabama, the District of Columbia and Tennessee participated in Emergency Management Battlefield Expeditionary Response training, also known as Fox EMBER, May 2-7.The 21 Airmen conducted training at a specially constructed mock village

  • South Carolina Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing is Mission Ready

    WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. – From exercising air power in South America to conducting hurricane evacuations and deploying short notice to support a high-priority exercise, Airmen assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing are demonstrating they are agile, reliable and mission

  • South Carolina Guard Builds Blackfeet Nation Senior Center

    HEART BUTTE, Mont. – Thirty-nine Airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Civil Engineer Squadron and 169th Force Support Squadron built a senior center in Montana for the Blackfeet Nation Aug. 28-Sept. 10 during their annual deployment for training.Each year the South Carolina Air

  • South Carolina Air National Guard, Colombia Wrap Up Exercise

    BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – About 100 Airmen and eight F-16 fighter jets from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing participated in Relampago VII, a combined Colombian and U.S. exercise. The Aug. 26-Sept. 11 exercise focused on training techniques, tactics and procedures and

  • Sentry Savannah builds warfighter readiness, lethality

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – About 1,300 Total Force Airmen, joint personnel and civilian partners and more than 50 airframes participated in exercise Sentry Savannah May 2-15.Hosted by the Air Dominance Center at Savannah’s Combat Readiness Training Center, Sentry Savannah showcased the nation’s combat aircraft

  • Swamp Fox maintenance hosts Bulgarian air force officers

    MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. – Six Bulgarian air force maintenance officers spent two days with the 169th Maintenance Group discussing maintenance best practices as a part of a subject matter expert exchange.Earlier in the week, the Bulgarian air force team visited the 134th Air