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  • Burger burn

    Enlisted members of the 185th Air Refueling Wing Maintenance Group were treated to a burger burn lunch today in the main hanger while performing home station annual training in Sioux City, Iowa. The lunch was provided in appreciation for their efforts this past year where they have been supporting numerous deployments and inspections.Officers from
  • 185th ARW, 442nd support NATO ally

    The A-10s will be participating in a flying training deployment with the Estonian air force as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve.A USAF KC-135 Stratotanker from the 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, and approximately 230 USAF support personnel from bases across the U.S. and Europe are also at Ämari to support the forward training
  • United States Attorney’s office host Siouxland tristate gathering at Sioux City’s 185th Air Refueling Wing

    United States Attorneys for Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota met with 60 other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies at the Iowa Air National Guard Base in Sioux City, Iowa today. According to organizers the event was the first of its kind, bringing a large number of agencies together in order to strengthen relationships and foster
  • Civil engineers from the Kentucky Air National Guard renovate school in Moldova

    Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard began refurbishing the only school for hearing-impaired students here June 3, working in partnership with officials from the Republic of Moldova and U.S. European Command.The humanitarian project will demolish the existing kitchen at Special School #12, update electrical service and plumbing, and install
  • Iowa Air National Guard Wings leading the way through education

    When it comes to college educational opportunities among Air National Guard units, Iowa wins hands down. Among the 90 National Guard units recently ranked by the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), based on the number of CCAF degrees awarded by percentage of base populace, Team Iowa scored a one-two punch with Des Moines' 132nd Wing
  • 185th returns from Al Udeid In-air refueling integral to Operation Inherent Resolve

    In February, Airmen left their civilian jobs behind, said goodbye to their families and loved ones, loaded KC-135 Stratotankers with gear and equipment and within 72-hours were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in the Middle East. The 185th Air Refueling Wing is very accustomed to it members being deployed, they have been deploying almost
  • Shooting to win

    Members of the 185th Air Refueling Wing took part in the Iowa National Guard's Governor's X marksmanship competition at Camp Dodge near Des Moines Iowa, on May 22, 2016. Iowa Army National Guard and Iowa Air National Guard members got a chance to display their skills with various firearms in team events and individual challenges during the event,
  • 174th TFS This Day In History

    May 17, 1968 - Iowa's 174th Tactical Fighter Squadron is the second Air National Guard unit to arrive in Vietnam. There were four Air Guard TFS units, including Iowa, Colorado, New Mexico, and New York.The pilots began their deployment flying over the Pacific, spending countless hours over open water, each performing at least 10, mid-air refuelings
  • 185th members run 38th Lincoln Marathon

    Cold and rain soaked, nearly 13,000 runners along with volunteers turned out to participate in the 38th  running of the Lincoln National Guard Marathon on May 1, 2016 in Lincoln NEB. Members of the Iowa Guard Marathon team from the 185th Air Refueling Wing, 1st Lieutenant Marty Hogan and Senior Airman Taylor Schramm, both ran the full marathon and
  • Sioux City Fire and Rescue renew training with 185th ARW

    Sioux City Fire and Rescue, and Fire Emergency Services from the 185th Air Refueling Wing have always had a good working relationship, according to 185th Fire Emergency Services Fire Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Michael Albrecht, but after more than two decades, Fire Emergency Services and Sioux City Fire and Rescue are training together this week at
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