14 aprilie 2021

S.C. Air National Guard troops deploy to Saudi Arabia

upi.com

April 14 (UPI) -- About 300 members of the South Carolina Air National Guard's 169th Fighter Wing arrived in Saudi Arabia for deployment, it announced on Wednesday.The troop movement includes an undefined number of F-16CJ fighter planes, a statement from the wing said, noting that it is the SCANG's largest deployment since its support of troops in Kuwait in 2018.AdvertisementThe unit, known as the "Swamp Foxes," will support U.S. Central Command in Saudi Arabia by "preserving operational depth, [...]