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  • 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
  • 114th Services Flight completes home station training

    114th Force Support Squadron services flight attended a week long training at the CRTC located at Volk Field, Wis. June 20-26.  The training included the units annual required home station training on various topics.The flight is required to train on all aspects of the career field during their annual home station training.  The training
  • 114th PERSCO team completes training

    The 114th Force Support Squadron PERSCO team travelled to the CRTC located at Volk Field, Wis., June 20-26.  The PERSCO team completed this required training under the instruction of Senior Master Sgt. Rebecca Boddicker, 155th Air Refueling Wing PERSCO team chief and PERSCO instructor.  Members of the 114th trained alongside the PERSCO team from
  • Tidemann promoted to colonel

    Col. Laurie A. Tidemann, HQ SDANG strategic plans officer, was promoted to the rank of Colonel and recognized by family and unit members at a ceremony held June 4, 2016 at Joe Foss Field, S.D.  Pinning her with her new rank were her siblings, Maj. Lisa Tidemann, 114th Logistics Readiness officer, and Master Sgt. Eric Tidemann, 114th Recruiting
  • Recruiting Incentive Program takes flight

    Tech Sgt. Jon Leffring, 114th Maintenance Squadron electronic countermeasures technician, a member of the 114th Fighter Wing for over 9 years, took flight as part of the Recruiting Incentive Program May 25 at Joe Foss Field, S.D.  Leffring earned an F-16 ride because he assisted in recruiting two new members into the 114th Fighter Wing. "My father
  • 114th Medical Group airmen support TAMC and Schofield Health Clinic

    Airmen from the 114th Medical Group, South Dakota Air National Guard, deployed to Hawaii May 14, 2016 in order to support and train at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic.This two week deployment fulfilled the units Medical Facility Annual Training (MFAT) and established new working relationships with the TAMC
  • 114th Fighter Wing fly the night skies

    Pilots and crew of the 114th Fighter Wing set aside one week per month to operate a night flying schedule at Joe Foss Field, S.D. F-16 pilots have a requirement which is put in place by Air Combat Command and the National Guard Bureau to fly at night, and they must meet these requirements to remain proficient and qualified."Twenty-five percent of
  • 114th Fighter Wing leadership changes

    The 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard, underwent several senior leadership changes during a ceremony at Joe Foss Field, May 1.Brig. Gen. Steven C. Warren, former chief of staff, Headquarters SDANG, replaced Brig. Gen. Matthew P. Jamison as the new assistant adjutant general for the Air Guard.  Jamison retired effective May 1 with
  • Brig. Gen. Jamison retires

    Brig. Gen. Matthew P. Jamison completed his assignment as Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Joint Force Headquarters, South Dakota National Guard and retired with 37 years of military service at a ceremony held on May 1, 2016.Jamison enlisted in the South Dakota Air National Guard as a crew chief in 1979.  He graduated from pilot training in 1985