South Carolina Welcomes “New” Vipers:

The South Carolina Air National Guard is about to reap BRAC 2005 harvest with the Thursday arrival of the first of nine F-16CJ fighters coming from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, reports The State newspaper. Picking up the additional Vipers will be ANG’s 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire ANGS, S.C., where they will join 18 existing F-16CJs.