COL Rich Mancine
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Welcome to the SCSG Military Academy

Welcome to the South Carolina State Guard Military Academy. The Military Academy serves as the foundation for all Professional Military Education for the State Guard. Over the last two years our training requirements have seen a dramatic change. Lessons learned during the great flood of 2015 has redefined how we approach training. Two new courses that will be offered in 2017 to meet these demands are;  Limited Duty Officer Course (LDOC) and Staff Officer Course (STOC). LDOC is designed to meet the unique training needs of the Professional services. This course will be a mix of both military education and professional skills training. Staff Officer Course will be offered to those officers that serve in a staff support role at any level. The purpose of this course is to provide training to allow the staff officer to be more effective in their support position. All courses will be held at the McCrady Training Facility in Columbia SC.

The 2017 training cycle the Military Academy will be offering all courses. Open registration for the 2017 academy year will begin OCT2016.


LTC Tim Carns, Commandant of SCSGMA

Comments and questions should be directed to COL Rich Mancine, ACOS G3/G5
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McCrady Training Center

The South Carolina Army National Guard’s McCrady Training Center occupies the eastern third of the Fort Jackson footprint. The state-of-the-art facilities and thorough training provided by our cadre, ensures our troops have the most efficient and useful military training available anywhere.

Registration for 2017 is now only available for courses that are not already in session for this year. If you have already registered, you would have received confirmation, etc. For your reference, the following course begin and end dates are listed.  If you have registered and there are any changes to this schedule, you will be notified in advance.  We look forward to seeing you at training!

Course Offerings for 2017 (Actual course dates can be found in the SCSGMA Handbook)
BTC Course will start in January conclude June.
BLC Course will start in February and will conclude in June.
ALC Course will start in January and will conclude in March. 
SGM Course will run only in January, April and June.
OBC Course will start January and conclude in March.
CCC Course will start in April and will conclude in June.
2017 Course Registration Information
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551 Granby Lane
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