South Dakota Wing Patch

South Dakota Wing
Civil Air Patrol


Volume 80 Issue 21
October 14, 2022

South Dakota Wing Awarded DAR Grant:
Six New Color Guard Sets

Mary Chilton DAR FoundationThe Mary Chilton DAR Foundation, Daughters of the American Revolution, informed South Dakota Wing this week that the wing will receive a grant to fund six sets of new squadron color guard equipment. The Sioux Falls-based foundation and chapter awarded $11,556 to the wing for this purpose. (Read More)

Sioux Falls and Rushmore to Represent SDWG
 at Region Cadet Competition

SDWG Cadet Competition SFCSThree South Dakota cadet teams met in Pierre October 7-8 for the wing cadet competition. Sioux Falls Composite Squadron took first place, Rushmore Composite Squadron came in second, and Big Sioux Composite Squadron was a very close third place. (Read More)

Units Receive Charitable Gifts

Roughlock Auto GiftUnits in South Dakota Wing have received three notable charitable gifts.  (Read More)



NCR Cadets Learn More
Than Honor Guard Principles

NCR Honor AcademyTwenty-three senior members and 48 cadets from across CAP’s North Central Region attended the 2022 North Central Region Cadet Honor Academy in Sioux Falls, September 23-25. (Read More)


Griffin Named 2023 Joint Dakota 
Encampment Cadet Commander

Devin Griffin The 2023 Joint Dakota Encampment executive team is excited to announce C/1st Lt Devin Griffin as the Cadet Commander for the upcoming encampment next year. (Read More)

SDWG Updates Email Guidance

We’re required to actively use 85% of our licensed Office 365 accounts (by Microsoft, who gives us these licenses for free as a non-profit).

This means all members (senior members and cadets) with an account (wing email address) must sign into their account at least once every 30 days to show active usage on their account. (Read More)

Green Flag Correction

The link was broken in the last issue’s story about Maj. E.W. Fillers’s support for the joint CAP-Air Force Green Flag training in September.  Read the full story here.


SDWG Commander Col. Michael Marek has several updated items this month. (Read More)


SDWG Training Leaders of Cadets
Oct 15-16, Tea

CyberPatriot Round 1

Oct 14-16

CyberPatriot Round 2
Nov 4-6

Distributed SAREX
Nov 5

ICS 300
Nov 21-23, Pierre

ICS 400
Dec 6-7, Pierre

CyberPatriot State Round
Dec 9-11

Distributed SAREX

Jan 14, 2023

Winter Ground Team Academy

Feb 18, 2023

Distributed SAREX

Mar 11, 2023

SDWG Conference

May 5-7, 2023: Pierre

May 20, 2023

Joint Dakota Encampment 
June 23-July 2, 2023: SDWG


SD-050 - Capt. Justin Smith

SD-007 - C/SMSgt Joshua Renner
SD-031 - C/A1C Joanna Garland
SD-031 - C/MSgt Seth Johnson

SD-063 - C/Amn Lauren Dagit
SD-063 - C/Amn Mason Gill

SD-063 - C/SrA Bailey Brott
SDWG Internal Calendar SDWG Internal Calendar
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