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

CHIEF MASTER SGT. DEAN L. HILLBERG

Chief Master Sergeant Dean L. Hillberg is the 114th Fighter Wing Command Chief Master Sergeant, where he is responsible for the interests regarding welfare, readiness, morale, proper utilization and progress concerning the enlisted personnel of the South Dakota Air National Guard.

Chief Hillberg enlisted in the United States Air Force on March 23, 1981 as an Avionic Inertial and Radar Navigation Systems Repairman working on F-4E and C-141E aircraft. On July 9, 1985, he joined the South Dakota Air National Guard as an Inertial Measurement Systems Repairman performing maintenance on A-7 D/K aircraft. As the unit phased in F-16 C/D aircraft in 1991, Chief Hillberg was assigned to the Avionics Intermediate Shop. He also has been assigned in Electronic Counter Measures, Weapons Control Radar, Production Recruiting, Recruiting Office Supervisor, Human Resources Officer-Remote, and most recently as the Classification and Labor Relations Specialist for the South Dakota National Guard.

Chief Hillberg was selected as the Wing Command Chief on November 3, 2013.

EDUCATION
1984 United States Air Force Noncommissioned Officer Prep Course
1990 United States Air Force Noncommissioned Officer Academy
1991 United States Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy

ASSIGNMENTS
1.March 1981 - June 1985, Inertial Navigation Systems Repairman, 86th CRS and 438th AMS,Ramstein AB, Germany and McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey
2.July 1985 - January 1986, Inertial Measurement Systems Repairman, 114th Consolidated AircraftMaintenance Squadron, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
3.February 1986 - May 1988, Electronic Warfare Repairman, 114th Consolidated Aircraft MaintenanceSquadron, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
4.May 1988 - December 1991, Weapons Control Systems Mechanic, 114th Consolidated AircraftMaintenance Squadron, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
5.January 1992 - March 1994, AIS Systems Repairman, 114th Maintenance Squadron, Joe Foss Field,S.D.
6.March 1994 - September 1999, Recruiter, 114th Mission Support Flight, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
7. September 1999 - February 2002, Recruiting Office Supervisor, 114th Mission Support Flight, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
8. March 2002 - January 2004, Personnel Technician, Headquarters, South Dakota Air National Guard
9. January 2004 - Present, Human Resources Labor Relations, Headquarters, South Dakota National Guard
4. November 2013 - Present, Wing Command Chief, 114th Fighter Wing, Joe Foss Field, S.D.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with one oak bronze leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three bronze oak leaf clusters
Air Force Good Conduct Medal with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with one silver and three bronze oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal with bronze star
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long
Air Force Longevity Service Award with one silver and three bronze oak leaf clusters
Air Force Recruiter Ribbon with one bronze oak leaf cluster
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with one silver Hourglass device
USAF NCO PME Graduate Ribbon with one bronze oak leaf clusters
Air Force Training Ribbon
South Dakota Achievement Ribbon
South Dakota Distinguished Service with one bronze oak leaf clusters
South Dakota Distinguished Unit Citation
South Dakota National Guard Recruiting Medal
South Dakota National Guard Service with one silver and one bronze oak leaf clusters
South Dakota Desert Storm Ribbon

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer Academy Graduate Association
Enlisted Association of the National Guard in the United States
Air Force Association
American Legion Post 118, Hartford, South Dakota
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5770, Crooks, South Dakota

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Technical Sergeant November 1, 1987
Master Sergeant November 6, 1999
Senior Master Sergeant March 1, 2002
Chief Master Sergeant May 1, 2004

(Current as of November 2013)

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.