Bill Pickle receives citation
Sgt. William C. “Bill” Pickle was presented the Individual Achievement Ribbon Award for service Sept. 21-24, 2017. Col, Caroline Watson presented the citation.
His citation reads: Sergeant William Pickle has distinguished himself by his exceptional meritorious service to the state in a duty of great responsibility by unselfish and tireless activities in connection with the S.C. State Guard. The results of his efforts of support resulted in a highly successful 2017 conference of the State Guard Association of the United States. Sgt. Pickle’s superior dedication and commitment has brought great credit to himself, the S.C. State Guard and the state of South Carolina.
The SCSG acts in a support role for the National Guard, law enforcement and other state, county and municipal agencies during times of emergency. The State Guard is managed by the South Carolina Military Department under the direction of the Adjutant General. Its Commander in Chief is the governor of the State of South Carolina.