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  • 114th FW works backwards to prepare

    The 114th Fighter Wing Logistics Plans office works behind the scenes during the pre-deployment process to ensure Airmen are ready and prepared to deploy."We provide the structure and organization for the pre-deployment process," said 1st Lt. Joshua Nelson, 114th Fighter Wing installation deployment officer.Logistics plans staff receive the tasking
  • 114th FW congratulates Diamond Sharp Award winners

    114th Fighter Wing First Sergeants recognized nine deserving Airmen throughout the unit with the 2015 Diamond Sharp Award on Jan. 10, 2016, at Joe Foss Field, S.D.2015 Diamond Sharp Award winners:Master Sgt. Kevin Winter--AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRONTech. Sgt. Danny Oaks--HEADQUARTERS SOUTH DAKOTA AIR NATIONAL GUARDTech. Sgt. Daniel Bones - CIVIL
  • 175th Fighter Squadron participates in Large Force Exercise

    F-16's from the 175th Fighter Squadron of the South Dakota Air National Guard participated in a Large Force Exercise (LFE) conducted Dec. 2-3, 2015 in the newly expanded Powder River Training Complex.For two days, the unit launched and recovered 16 aircraft from Joe Foss Field, S.D. to the newly designated Military Operations Area (MOA) which
  • South Dakota Air National Guard focuses on the family

    November is Military Family Appreciation Month for the South Dakota Air National Guard.  Coincidentally, it was also a time for members of the 114th Fighter Wing to participate in a Yellow Ribbon Welcome Home Event for service members and their families.  Unit members recently returned from a deployment to the Pacific Theater as part of a
  • ANG Command Chief visits 114th Fighter Wing

    Chief Master Sgt. James W. Hotaling, command chief master sergeant of the Air National Guard , relayed current key ANG aim points to the 114th Fighter Wing during his visit to Joe Foss Field here, Nov. 6-7.Hotaling, the 11th Command Chief Master Sergeant of the ANG, used his time with the Airmen from the 114th FW conducting town hall style meetings
  • 114th Fighter Wing awarded 2015 Maj. Gen. John J. Pesch Flight Safety Trophy and the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque

    Senior leaders of the South Dakota Air National Guard were on hand in Nashville, Tenn. to receive the 2015 Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and the 2015 Maj. Gen. John J. Pesch Flight Safety Trophy during the National Guard Association of the United States annual conference held September 22, 2015.The Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque is awarded to
  • 114th Fighter Wing awarded 2014 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    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
  • Angela Rose delivers message about sexual assault

    Angela Rose, founder of Promoting Awareness/Victim Empowerment, conveyed a message about how our culture perceives victims of sexual assault and ways to prevent these perceptions to members of the South Dakota Air and Army National Guard as well as members of the community at Joe Foss Field, S.D. Sept. 10.Rose spoke about her experiences
  • Leadership Reaction Course

    Airmen with the 114th Medical Group put their problem solving and teamwork skills to the test while completing the Leadership Reaction Course at West Camp Rapid, Rapid City S.D., July 30, 2015.  The Leadership Reaction Course was a part of the medical group's annual training.Thirty three members of the 114th Medical Group took advantage of an
  • Members of the 114th FSS volunteer to deploy

    Tech. Sgt. Ed Johnson and Senior Airman Amber Spade, 114th Force Support Squadron services specialists, departed Joe Foss Field to deploy to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve 2, July 21, 2015.A request for relief from the National Guard Bureau was sent to Guard bases throughout the country and the 114th FSS personnel have