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.