We Have A Story To Tell, Part 5 | Carolina Stories

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Ever since September 11, 2001, the SC National Guard’s 263rd Army and Air Missile Defense Command has had continuous watch over the skies of Washington, D.C. Today, the SC Air National Guard has units stationed all over the globe. Previous deployments are used as benchmarks to prepare SC National Guardsmen and Airmen for future deployments.

In the aftermath of 9/11, SC National Guard commanders lost soldiers in combat for the
first time in a generation. Ranking officers in the SCNG reflect on losing colleagues in battle, what it means to be a leader, and how life in the National Guard effects family life. Since 9/11, family and service member care also ramped up under General Spears and Deputy Adjutant General Harry Burchstead.