114th Fighter Wing


Mission

The mission of the 114th Fighter Wing is to deploy worldwide and execute directed tactical fighter sorties to destroy enemy forces, supplies, equipment, 
communications systems and installations with conventional weapons, or when directed by the Governor to protect life and property, preserve peace, order and public safety.

Vision

- Provide 21st century warfighters to fly, fight and win. 

- Engage Airmen to see their role in mission accomplishment. 

- Engage Airmen to see they make a difference.

 

Biographies

COLONEL STEVEN C. WARREN

Col. Steven C. Warren is the Vice Commander of the 114th Fighter Wing, Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls, SD.

Col. Warren received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD in 1981.

Col. Warren enlisted into the South Dakota Air National Guard in 1977, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant (Biomedical Sciences Corps) in the United States Air Force in 1982. He moved to the Air Force Reserve in 1990. In 1993 he completed the full circle by returning to the South Dakota Air National Guard.

Col. Warren assumed the position of Vice Commander of the Fighter Wing in January of 2012. Prior, he held the position of Commander of the 114th Mission Support Group.

EDUCATION
1981 South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering
1985 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
1997 Air Command & Staff College, by correspondence
2000 Air War College, by correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 1982 - January 1986, Bioenvironmental Engineer, Malmstrom AFB, MT
2. January 1986 - May 1988, OIC Bioenvironmental Engineering, Seymour-Johnson AFB, NC
3. March 1990 - August 1993, OIC Bioenvironmental Engineering, Minn-St Paul, MN
4. August 1993 - June 2006, OIC Bioenvironmental Engineering, Joe Foss Field, SD
5. June 2006 - December 2011, 114th Mission Support Group Commander, Joe Foss Field, SD
6. January 2012 - Present, 114th Wing Vice Commander, Joe Foss Field, SD

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal with one bonze star device
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Service with six oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with one silver hourglass device
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Pistol)
Air Force Training Ribbon with one oak leaf cluster
State of South Dakota Distinguished Service Ribbon
State of South Dakota National Guard Service Ribbon with one oak leaf clusters

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Enlisted, 1977
Second Lieutenant, 21 May 1982
First Lieutenant, 21 May 1984
Captain, 21 May 1986
Major, 5 March 1993
Lieutenant Colonel, 15 October 1997
Colonel, 29 April 2008

(Current as of January 2012)

The date of publication indicated on this biography reflects the most recent update. It does not necessarily reflect the date of printing.

114th Maintenance Group

The mission of the 114th Maintenance Group is to ensure that assigned aircraft and equipment are safe, serviceable, and properly configured to meet mission requirements. Maintenance actions include, but are not limited to, inspection, repair, overhaul, modification, preservation, refurbishment, testing, and analyzing condition and performance.

114th Mission Support Group

The mission of the 114th Mission Support Group is to direct the activities of the 114th Mission Support Flight, 114th Civil Engineer Squadron, 114th Security Forces Squadron, 114th Communications Flight, 114th Logistics Readiness Squadron, and the 114th Services Flight toward the overall missions and objectives of the 114th Fighter Wing.

114th Operations Group

The mission of the 114th Operations Group is to deploy worldwide and execute directed tactical fighter sorties to destroy enemy forces, supplies, equipment, communications systems and installations with conventional weapons.

114th Medical Group

The mission of the 114th Medical Group is, upon mobilization, to provide manpower replacement tasking by the gaining major command, Air Combat Command. The 114th Medical Group provides limited health services for approximately 1,000 personnel assigned to the 114th Fighter Wing.

HQ, South Dakota Air National Guard

The mission of Headquarters, South Dakota Air National Guard is to prepare plans, policies, and programs for Air National Guard units assigned to the State; to advise and assist the Adjutant General in execution of these plans; and assist in the administration, logistics, and training of Air National Guard units.