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  • Air National Guard members celebrate Month of the Military Child

    Members of the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing were wearing purple in honor of Purple up Day this week. Each year the U.S. Department of Defense celebrates April as Month of the Military Child recognizing the contributions and sacrifices made by military families.

  • Uhl promoted to Colonel

    Lt. Col. Benjamin Uhl was promoted to the rank of colonel during a formal ceremony at the 185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa, on April 6th, 2024.

  • Employers get close-up look at air refueling mission

    Employers from Western Iowa flew with the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing as part of an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve flight this week. ESGR boss flights like Thursday’s event aim to demonstrate the mission and capabilities of the National Guard while also fostering

  • Air Guard units compete for annual food service award

    Three ANG Wings from around the nation are competing for top food service honors in 2024. Iowa’s 185th Air Refueling Wing was the last dining facility to be visited by evaluators during their recent March training weekend. Competing ANG units are being judged on food service and hospitality

  • That NASCAR hat

    This month as the NASCAR 2024 cup series roars to life from a rolling start, a fitting story about how the motor sport inspired an F-16 fighter unit to create an official Air Force ball cap dubbed, “the NASCAR hat.”

  • New Year brings new focus on Airmen fitness

    Making Physical fitness a priority and choosing a healthy lifestyle are often popular New Years resolutions. For military members the new year is also a good time to set fitness goals.

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