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 U.S. 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. 185th Air Refueling Wing

185th 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 

185th Medical Group

The 185th Medical Group provides 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

185th 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

185th 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

185th 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

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