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  • New Year, New 114th FW Commander

    Joe Foss Field Airmen and guests welcomed the new commander during a change of command ceremony as Col. Brandon Eskam took command of the 114th Fighter Wing from Col. Mark Morrell here, Jan. 8, 2023.

  • Without weapons, it’s just another airline

    The 114th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) weapons shop is a multi-faceted unit that ensures the wing’s F-16 Fighting Falcons are ready to take the fight to the enemy at any time.The 114th Fighter Wing’s combat mission involves air-to-air and air-to-ground operations designed to support ground

  • 114th Fighter Wing implements AFFORGEN Wing Wide

    JOE FOSS FIELD, S.D. – The 114th Fighter Wing is adapting to a new Air Force wide deployment model, Air Force force generation, AFFORGEN, in order to adapt to a change in our nation's strategic environment.

  • Training to survive

    This fall, Master Sgt. Jeff Campbell worked with aircrew members from South Dakota’s 114th Fighter Wing on land and sea survival techniques as well as escape and evasion tactics. As part of the training, Aircrew honed their land navigation and evasion skills.

  • 114th Fighter Wing search and recovery

    Airmen from the 114th Fighter Wing Force Support Squadron conducted hands-on search and recovery training during October’s Unit Training Assembly at Great Bear Recreation Park, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Oct. 1, 2022.

  • 114th Student Flight familiarization with weapons

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Defenders with the 114th Security Forces Squadron, 114th Fighter Wing, help prepare Student Flight for basic training with weapons familiarization at Joe Foss Field, April 30.

  • World War II ace Joe Foss celebrated with blue 75th anniversary F-16

    A blue and white F-16 from the 114th Fighter Wing was painted for the South Dakota Air Guard in commemoration of their 75th anniversary. The paint scheme was conceptualized to emulate the WWII era Grumman F-4F Wildcat flown by South Dakota native and Medal of Honor recipient Joe Foss who was

  • 114th Fighter Wing 2021 Readiness Exercise

    The 114th Fighter Wing executed a unique two-week Readiness Exercise (RE) that tested their ability to stand up an Aerospace Control Alert (ACA) sight, test Agile Combat Employment (ACE) skills on short notice, and facilitate Multi-Capable Airmen (MCA) training at Joe Foss Field, S.D. and the