Public Affairs Office

Public Affairs Office

The mission of the Public Affairs Office (PAO) is to increase public awareness of the all-volunteer South Carolina State Guard, including its missions, training, assignments, and other community activities.


David Finleyson

Public Affairs Officer


Do you like to Shoot? Write? Work with Social Media?

The South Carolina State Guard Public Affairs Office is a premier in-house marketing, media, and public relations outfit that promotes and supports the activities of the Historic State Guard.  Our team of industry professionals is looking for photographers, writers, and graphic designers to join us  to tell the story of the men and women who volunteer their time to giveback and support the residents of the Palmetto state in their hours of need.  We are trained and ready; We prepare in the calm to be ready for the storm.  We are the South Carolina State Guard Public Affairs Office.

If you are a writer, photographer, graphic designer, or love social media and want to volunteer your time or join the State Guard, email your resume to:

Social Media Post Request

If you’d like to see your SCSG-related news and images shared on the official SCSG social media accounts, please follow this procedure:

Request assistance from public affairs for event/release.

Click here to send an email request for assistance.

SCSG- Trained & Ready Logo – AI Version – PNG Version  – JPG Version