185th News

  • Colonel Dennis B. Swanstrom December 29, 1942 – January 30, 2021

    Dennis Swanstrom (Swany) joined the 185th Tactical Fighter Group in April of 1966 during a time when many of his contemporaries were looking for ways to avoid military service. The farm kid from Waverly Neb. had graduated from the University of Nebraska the previous spring, then found his way to the Iowa Air National Guard unit based at the Sioux City, Iowa airport.
  • Iowa Army and Air National Guard return home

    Soldiers and Airmen of the Iowa Air and Army National Guard returned home to Iowa this afternoon after spending a week in Washington D.C. for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. 
  • Iowa National Guard to support inauguration

    Soldiers and Airmen from the Iowa Army and Air National Guard will assist federal, state, and local agencies in Washington D.C. in support of the 2021 Presidential Inauguration.
  • 185th ARW KC-135 with bat tail art soars

    A uniquely painted U.S. Air Force KC-135 from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing

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Phone Numbers

Area code is 712  DSN is 585+last 4

185th Main Base 1-800-582-5718

185th Recruiting 1-800-952-4860

Airman and Family Programs 712-233-0817

Command Post 712-233-0211

Commanders Admin 233-0502

Base Education/Training 712-233-0531

Honor Guard (Flag Presentation) (712)-233-0729

Human Resources 712-233-0844

   ID Cards 712-233-0534   

Lodging 712-233-0347

Public Affairs Office 712-233-0809

or 712-233-0732

Security Forces 712-233-0780

Space A  712-233-0220

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