One of State Guard’s Youngest Members Recognized for Humanitarian Efforts

Columbia, SC  ~ In recognition of their work with the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) exercises in September & October 2017, members of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions, the HHD and Medical detachment who participated were awarded the Humanitarian Ribbon by order of the Governor.

 At 18, PVT Morgan Shirk, a member of 2nd Battalion is one of the S.C. State Guard‘s youngest members and was presented the ribbon by Battalion Commander LTC Richard Patton, CPT Kenneth Cash, and CPT Andrew Bolt just prior to the that units deployment in response to Hurricane #Florence. Thank you for your service!
[CW4 Stringer/CPT Bailey]


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