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  • South Carolina National Guard Hosts Colombia Defense Chief

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina National Guard hosted Colombian military leaders from Feb. 28 to March 1 during two State Partnership Program events.The three-day visit by Gen. Helder Giraldo, Colombia’s chief of defense, and Colombian military officers was part of a State Partnership Program

  • Florida Pilot’s Homecoming a Fitting end to Storied Career

    JACKSONVILLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Fla. – Florida Air National Guard Lt. Col. Daniel Schiller’s last tour of duty couldn’t be a more satisfying final act in his two-decade military career. Just months before his retirement, the fighter pilot and chief of safety at the 125th Fighter Wing returns

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • SCNG conducts 'Band-Aids not bullets diplomacy' in Colombia

    RIONEGRO, Colombia – South Carolina Army and Air National Guard medical personnel conducted a humanitarian medical mission in the remote town of Tamana, Colombia, during the regional Ángel de los Andes (Angel of the Andes) and Cooperación VII exercises. Approximately 30 SCNG members are

  • 172nd Airlift Wing brings 90 Americans home

    JACKSON, Miss. – U.S. citizens stranded in Panama and Colombia during the COVID-19 pandemic got the ride of their lives when a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 172nd Airlift Wing brought them home.Ninety U.S. citizens were transported by the Mississippi Air National Guard to Duke

  • South Carolina Air National Guard supports F-AIR Colombia

    The South Carolina Air National Guard wrapped up a full week in Rionegro supporting its State Partnership Program during the Colombian air force’s air and trade show, Feria Aeronautica Internacional – Colombia, July 13-16.