"When they say fighting ebola, that's not exactly accurate. What the National Guard or these resources are gonna do is set up the conditions so that they can use the experts who deal with ebola to take care of those folks," King said.
President Obama also laid out his plan for the troops in West Africa.
"We will start building the kind of transport lines and supply lines to get workers supplies medicine and equipment into Liberia, Sierra Leon, and Guinea," Obama said.
King says that going to Africa to help fight the disease is not up for debate.
"I can't speak to the President's decision. Our job is to follow orders and do what we are told," King said.
King also says that the South Carolina National Guard has not received any orders to go to West Africa, but that they will be ready if they are called upon.