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.
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
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
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)
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