Governor Sends Guard Members To Puerto Rico

The Engineers are part of a multi-state Engineer Task Force

Ed Jenson
September 28, 2017 - 12:56 pm
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Governor Henry McMaster has issued an Executive Order, authorizing approximately 150 Engineer Soldiers from the South Carolina Army National Guard to assist in Puerto Rico's recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria.

The Engineers are part of a multi-state Engineer Task Force comprised of a total of 750 soldiers from the North Carolina, Louisiana and New York Army National Guards.

The South Carolina soldiers are assigned to the 122nd Engineer Battalion headquarterd in Edgefield and the Battalion headquartered in Rock Hill. 

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