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  • Polish cadets visit 114th Fighter Wing deployed to Lask Air Base

    Fifteen Polish maintenance officer cadets had the opportunity to meet with maintenance personnel from the 114th Fighter Wing here, Sept. 6.The cadets are in year three of their five year training program and wanted the opportunity to see U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons and talk with the Airmen who work on the aircraft."We've seen the Polish maintenance,
  • Konstantynow Lodzki honors WWII pilots

    Members of the South Dakota Air National Guard, 114th Fighter Wing, and the 52nd Operations Group, Detachment 1, deployed to Lask Air Base, Poland, participated in a memorial service here, Sept. 4, honoring a WWII U.S. bomber crew.Mayor of Konstantynow Lozdki, Henryk Brzyszcz, invited the Airmen to hear the story of the B-24 Liberator bomber crew
  • F-16s arrive at Lask Air Base

    Four F-16 Fighting Falcons from the South Dakota Air National Guard, 114th Fighter Wing arrived here Sept. 3.More than 100 members of the unit are deployed in support of Aviation Detachment 16-4, a bilateral training exercise between U.S. and Polish forces, aimed at fostering defense ties between the two countries.Lt. Col. Quenten Esser, 114th
  • 114th Fighter Wing NCO Academy graduates excel

    Tech. Sgt. Bo Ellefson and Tech. Sgt. John Leffring, both members of the 114th Fighter Wing, have several things in common.Both have been members of the unit for 10 years, both work full-time for the South Dakota Air National Guard, both are married, and both recently attended the NCO Academy in-residence at McGhee-Tyson ANGB, Tenn. graduating with
  • 2016 NCOAGA Outstanding Graduate of the Year from South Dakota

    Master Sgt. Lisa G. Eisenhauer, 114th Maintenance Group quality assurance inspector, was presented the award of Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Graduates Association Outstanding Graduate of the Year during the organizations national general membership meeting held in Lincoln, Neb. Aug. 14, 2016.Eisenhauer, a 30 year veteran of the South Dakota Air
  • Habitat for Humanity of Guam partners with the 114th Fighter Wing

    Airmen from the 114th Fighter Wing deployed to the U.S. territory of Guam to assist Habitat for Humanity of Guam(HFHG) on the construction of two single family homes in Inarajan, July 9-25, 2016.This type of mission is a first for both HFHG and the 114th FW and is brought together by a civil-military Innovative Readiness Training program created by
  • Joe Foss Field static displays get a facelift

    Thanks to five very determined Airmen, the static display aircraft at Joe Foss Field, S.D. are getting much needed "facelifts" this summer.The Airmen, all members of the 114th Maintenance Group, are serving as temporary technicians for the summer to complete the project.  Some are college students and are thankful for the opportunity to contribute
  • Young Professionals visit 114th Fighter Wing

    Members of the Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network made a visit to the 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard, July 12, 2016.The YPN is a program of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and was established in 2009 to help young professionals in the area to grow professionally and network with their peers.  The visit to the Air
  • South Dakota Air National Guard reaches 7,000 donations

    The South Dakota Air National Guard has reached a milestone with blood donations to the Community Blood Bank bloodmobile which visits the base regularly. As of July 7, 2016, unit members have made 7,000 donations of blood.  Master Sgt. Jon Graff, 114th Logistics Readiness Squadron supply technician, was in the chair when the 7,000th mark was
  • South Dakota Air National Guard celebrates 70 years

     It's not unusual to see and hear the F-16s of the South Dakota Air National Guard flying over the city of Sioux Falls. In the coming months, members of the community should keep a watchful eye out for a new and unique tail on one of these aircraft.This year marks the 70th anniversary of the unit and to celebrate this event the unit has painted
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