South Carolina National Guard

The National Guard is a unique and essential element of the U.S. military. Founded in 1636 as a citizen force organized to protect families and towns from hostile attacks, today’s National Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part time, always ready to defend the American way of life in the event of an emergency.

The Hirsch Armory Panels | SC National Guard


In an unlikely blending of art and utilitarian architecture in the 1950s, Charleston-born and world-renowned sculptor, Willard Hirsch, was commissioned by the South Carolina National Guard to create a...