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

BRIGADIER GENERAL MATTHEW P. JAMISON

Brigadier General Matthew P. Jamison is the Assistant Adjutant General-Air, Headquarters, South Dakota Air National Guard, Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls, S.D.

General Jamison received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S.D., in 1983.

General Jamison enlisted into the South Dakota Air National Guard in 1979, achieving the rank of Sergeant. He was later commissioned through the Academy of Military Science in Knoxville, Tenn. He then attended Undergraduate Pilot Training at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., graduating in 1985.

General Jamison assumed the position of Chief of Staff in May 2013. Prior to this, he held the positions of Chief of Staff, 114th Fighter Wing Vice Wing Commander, Director of Strategic Initiatives, 114th Operations Group Commander, 175th Fighter Squadron Commander, Operations Officer, Flight Commander, and Assistant Flight Commander in the 175th Fighter Squadron.

General Jamison is a command pilot with over 3,800 total fighter hours in the A-7D and F-16C aircraft. He has over 125 combat hours in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Operation NORTHERN WATCH and Operation SOUTHERN WATCH.

EDUCATION
1983       Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, University of
                       South Dakota
1994       Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
2000       Air Command & Staff College, by correspondence
2004       Air War College, by correspondence

ASSIGNMENTS
1. November 1996 - January 1997, Assistant B Flight Commander, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
2. January 1997 - July 2000, A Flight Commander, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
3. July 2000 - July 2002, 175th Squadron Operations Officer, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
4. July 2002 - March 2006, 175th Squadron Commander, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
5. March 2006 - November 2008, 114th Operations Group Commander, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
6. November 2008 - December 2009, 114th Director of Strategic Initiatives, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
7. January 2010 - December 2011, 114th Vice Wing Commander, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
8. January 2012 - May 2013, Chief of Staff, Headquarters South Dakota Air National Guard, Joe Foss Field, S.D.
9. May 2013 - Present, Assistant Adjutant General-Air, Headquarters South Dakota Air National Guard, Joe Foss Field, S.D.

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Rating: Command pilot
Flight Hours: More than 3,800
Aircraft Flown: A-7D, F-16C
Pilot wings from Vance Air Force Base, Okla.

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Joint Meritorious Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with five oak leaf clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with nine oak leaf clusters
Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Iraq Campaign Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border
Air Force Longevity Service with six oak leaf clusters
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 2 'M' devices
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon (Pistol)
Air Force Training Ribbon with one oak leaf cluster
State of South Dakota Distinguished Service Ribbon with one oak leaf cluster
State of South Dakota Distinguished Unit Citation with one oak leaf cluster
State of South Dakota National Guard Service Ribbon with four oak leaf clusters
State of South Dakota Desert Storm Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Enlisted, 1979
Second Lieutenant, 29 March 1984
First Lieutenant, 15 May 1986
Captain, 12 June 1988
Major, 7 January 1995
Lieutenant Colonel, 8 July 2000
Colonel, 26 April 2007
Brigadier General, 24 September 2012

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.