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  • Force Support Squadron merges organizations

    The standup-up of the 114th Force Support Squadron merged Personnel and Services into one squadron effective April 1. FSS is part of a program action decision approved by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force as a total force initiative. This new organization streamlines processes, maximizes support to members and families, and improves operational
  • Security Forces Squadron: We don't work alone

    Over 100,000 air show patrons, seven satellite parking areas, 70 buses, numerous military and civilian aircraft (not to mention the Air Force's premiere fighter) vendors, military personnel, lost children... the list goes on.The 114th Fighter Wing commander, Russ Walz, tasked over 600 augmentees and Security Forces members to ensure the safety and
  • Blue Angels deliver commanding performance

    Work got you feeling stressed? Do you think you have a high pressure job? Well try being responsible for a squadron of 10 F-18 jets, one C-130, and approximately 120 Navy and Marine Corps volunteers all while cruising along at 700 mph up to 15,000 feet above the ground! For Cmdr. Greg McWherter, flight leader and commanding officer of the Navy Blue
  • Operations Building dedicated

    The South Dakota Air National Guard took pause to recognize a former leader with the dedication of the Operations Building at Joe Foss Field. Former Commander, Adjutant General, and Director of the Air National Guard retired Maj. Gen. Philip G. Killey returned to Sioux Falls July 25 for the dedication of the building in his name and to be
  • 114th Fighter Wing to host Air National Guard Softball Tournament

    After 20 years, the 114th Fighter Wing will once again host this year's national Air National Guard softball tournament Aug. 12-16. With up to one thousand Air National Guard members from all over the U.S. attending, we will need a lot of volunteers. If you are interested in helping out before or during the tournament we have multiple
  • Suriname Defense Minister, Ambassador visit South Dakota, 114th Fighter Wing

    The 114th Fighter wing hosted the Suriname Minister of Defense and U.S. Ambassador here Feb. 25 as part of the Growth through Partnership program. Suriname Defense Minister Ivan Fernard and U.S. Ambassador to Suriname Lisa Bobbie Schreiber Hughes were in South Dakota to meet with key leaders focusing on an exchange between government, community and
  • Annual training takes place in Volk Field

    The Security Forces Squadron sent 47 members to Volk Field, Wis. for Annual Training January 3-17. SFS was joined by Ready Augmentee Commander Capt. Kevin Miller who participated alongside the members of Security in all scenarios. In addition, eight members of the Services flight and one motivated Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Harrison Lippert also made the
  • Civil Engineer Squadron deploys to maintain base facilities in SW Asia

    Overseas deployments seem to be getting longer and more frequent for SDANG members. The latest group of Airmen from the South Dakota Air National Guard to take their turn in the line of duty hails from the 114th Civil Engineer Squadron. The 114th CES Base Engineer Emergency Force team, known as PRIME BEEF, recently deployed 52 Airmen to Southwest
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