Colonel Shawn R. Streck

Colonel Shawn R. Streck is the 185th Air Refueling Wing Mission Support Group Commander of the Iowa Air National Guard. As the Mission Support Group Commander he is responsible for the readiness nearly 1000 unit personnel. Colonel Streck directs the 185th ARW Emergency Operations Center where he acts as the Wing's primary resource coordinator for accidents and disaster response. He ensures availability of essential base services including force support, engineering, communications, logistics, contracting and security forces.

Colonel Streck earned his commission in 1997 through the Academy of Military Science. He has served as the 185th Air Refueling Wing Comptroller and Budget Officer.  Colonel Streck served as the Comptroller representative of the Air Force Crisis Action Team at the Pentagon. Colonel Streck served as the Officer-In-Charge of the 340th Aircraft Maintenance Unit while deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar; the world’s largest KC-135 operation.

During his deployment in Qatar, 400 Airmen were consolidated from 18 units into a Total Force Team while generating 8,500 flight hours, 1,500 sorties, and 72 million pounds of fuel offloaded to 3,700 receivers.

1996   Bachelor of Science, Business Administration & Accounting, University of South Dakota, Vermillion
1998   USAF Financial Management Officer Course, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas
1998   Certificate in Public Accounting (CPA)
2005   Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2010   Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2011   USAF Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course, Sheppard AFB, Texas
2012   Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2013   USAF Incident Management Course, Sioux City, Iowa
2014   Intermediate Development Course, Andrews AFB, Md.
2014   Master of Public Administration, Bellevue University, Neb.
1. July 1992 — September 1992, STUDENT, Basic Military Training, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
2. September 1992 — November 1992, STUDENT, Technical Training School, Keesler AFB, Miss.
3. October 1997 — November 1997, STUDENT, Academy of Military Science, McGhee Tyson AFB, Tenn.
4. February 1997 — February 2001, BUDGET OFFICER, 185th Fighter Wing, Iowa
5. March 2001 — September 2009, WING COMPTROLLER, 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa
6. October 2009 — August 2014, MAINTENANCE SQUADRON COMMANDER, 185th ARW, Iowa
7. August 2014 — January 2017, DEPUTY MAINTENANCE GROUP COMMANDER,185th ARW, Iowa
8. January 2017 — Present, MAINTENANCE GROUP COMMANDER, 185th ARW, Iowa
Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
1992 Basic Military Training Honor Graduate
1992 USAF Financial Services Course Distinguished Graduate
2011 USAF Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course Distinguished Graduate
Siouxland Chamber Ambassador, 2013-2015
Sergeant Bluff Planning and Zoning Committee Member, 2007-Present
American Red Cross Board Member, 2002-2011
Santa’s House Chairman, 2007-2009
AMC Inspector General (IG) Team Member, 2005-2007
Kiwanis International Member, 2002-2009
Leadership Siouxland Program, 2002-2003
Siouxland Air Show Committee Member, 1997-Present
Second Lieutenant           November 20, 1997
First Lieutenant                 November 20, 1999
Captain                             November 20, 2001
Major                                April 1, 2006  
Lieutenant Colonel           November 1, 2010
Colonel                             December 1, 2017
(Current as of April 2018)

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