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185th Air Refueling Wing

Sioux Gateway Regional Airport is Home for the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Air Refueling Wing. The wings main mission is to provide mid-air refueling and mobility sustainment in direct support of the global mission of the Air Force. As a community based organization the wing and its subordinate units are also tasked to support the state of Iowa in the event of a state emergency.

Read the Wing's history fact sheet here.
               185th Air Refueling Wing
tab185th ARW Wing 
  • 185th Wing Commander
  • 185th Legal Office (JAG)
  • 185th Public Affairs Office
  • 185th Chaplains Office
  • 185th Finance Office
  • 185th Safety Office
  • 185th Inspector General (IG)
  • 185th Human Resource Advisor
  • 185th Military Equal Opportunity Office 
tab185th Medical Group 
The 185th Medical Group provide basic lab work, immunizations, audiograms, dental evaluations, physical exams, bioenvironmental shop visits and public health services to all airmen.  The staff includes nurses, EMTs, physicians, physician assistants and flight surgeons.
  • Medical/ Health Systems Management
  • Dentistry
  • Ophthalmology
  • Bioenvironmental
  • Public Health
  • Aerospace Medical Services
tab185th Operations Group 
The "Ops Group" mission is to provide in-flight refueling, cargo airlift, and passenger movement all around the globe. Operations also provides administrative, intelligence, crew life support, combat communications & airfield management functions in support of the unit's flying mission.
  • 174th Air Refueling Squadron
  • 185th Operations Support Flight
  • 133rd Test Squadron (Ft. Dodge)
  • 185th Intelligence Squadron
tab185th Maintenance Group 
The 185th Maintenance Group is a world class aircraft maintenance facility, recognized around the Air Force for excellence. The aircraft continue to receive upgrades that will keep it a viable weapons system in the Air Force arsenal for years to come by replacing obsolete components with the latest digital avionics technology for increased safety, efficiency and reliability.
  • 185th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
  • 185th Maintenance Squadron
  • 185th Maintenance Operations Flight
tab185th Mission Support Group 
The 185th Mission Support Group provides vital mission support for the 185th through engineering, security, mission support, services, supply, transportation, contracting and deployment readiness programs.


  • 185th Mission Support Flight
  • 185th Civil Engineer Squadron
  • 185th Security Forces Squadron
  • 185th Logistics Readiness Squadron
  • 185th Force Support Squadron
  • 185th Communications Flight

 Inside 185th ARW

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tab185th NewsRSS feed 
United States Attorney’s office host Siouxland tristate gathering at Sioux City’s 185th Air Refueling Wing

Civil engineers from the Kentucky Air National Guard renovate school in Moldova

Iowa Air National Guard Wings leading the way through education

185th returns from Al Udeid In-air refueling integral to Operation Inherent Resolve

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tabCommunity Links
tabPublic Affairs Office
Main Base
(712)233-0200 DSN 585-0200
Space A Information
800-582-5718 Ext. 0220 or 712-233-0220
Public Affairs Office
(712)233-0809 or (712)233-0732
DSN 585-0809 or DSN 585-0732

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