10.16.15

Rounds Congratulates 114th Fighter Wing on Air Force Award

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) today congratulated the 114th Fighter Wing of the South Dakota Air National Guard for receiving the 2014 Air Force Outstanding Unit award for the time period of October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2014.

“The 114th Fighter Wing has been on the frontlines protecting our country,” said Rounds. “They are among the best our nation has to offer, performing every mission with integrity, honor and selfless commitment. This award is recognition of what a great team they are. We appreciate and thank them for their hard work.”

The South Dakota Air National Guard was founded by former Governor Joe Foss in 1946. The 114th Fighter Wing is based at Joe Foss Air Field in Sioux Falls. The 114th Fighter Wing has been awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit award seven times.