114th Fighter Wing awarded 2014 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Published Oct. 20, 2015 By Senior Master Sgt. Nancy Ausland 114th Fighter Wing Public Affairs SIOUX FALLS, S.D - -- The 114th Fighter Wing of the South Dakota Air National Guard is pleased to be announced as the recipient of the 2014 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for the time period October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2014. The dedication and commitment of the members of the unit enabled the Air National Guard to fulfill its commitment to the missions of peacekeeping, humanitarian relief, domestic improvement and most important of all - defense of America. This is the seventh time the unit has received this award for exceptional meritorious service, the last in 2005. "I'm very proud of the accomplishments of our Airmen, they are extremely deserving of this national recognition and truly represent the best of our nation." said Col. Russ Walz, 114th Fighter Wing commander. The award is signed by Lieutenant General Stanley E Clarke III, Director, Air National Guard.