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  • Iowa Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg receives COVID-19 vaccination in Sioux City

    Iowa Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg received a COVID-19 vaccination at the Siouxland Expo Center in Sioux City on Friday.
  • 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.
  • 185th Air Refueling Wing earns Outstanding Unit Award

    185th Air Refueling Wing announced this week that the unit has been awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for their efforts during 2019.
  • 185th names 2020 Airman of the Year

    The Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing announces recipients of the unit’s 2020 Outstanding Airman of the Year.
  • Lincoln the dog joins 185th care team

    Lincoln, an English Cream Golden Retriever puppy is in training to become a full time therapy dog at the Iowa Air Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Iowa Guard members clear debris after derecho storm

    Members of the Iowa National Guard in eastern Iowa this week assisting with cleanup operations following a severe wind storm.
  • Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Ed Sauley retiring during 185th’s August training weekend

    There will be a formal retirement ceremony for former 185th Air Refueling Wing Commander, Maj. Gen. Ed Sauley at the 185th Air Refueling Wing during the unit’s August training weekend. The event is planned for Saturday August 1, 2020 at 10 a.m. in main hangar.
  • Air Force Two overnights in Sioux City

    U.S. Air Force C-32 call sign Air Force two from Andrews Air Force Base landed in Sioux City, Iowa this week. The aircraft was parked at the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing for an overnight stay on Wednesday.
  • KC-135s on the ramp

    Sunrise during the morning hours of January 7, 2020 illuminates the air traffic control tower at the Sioux City, Iowa regional airport behind a group of U.S. Air Force KC-135 Statotankers as crew chiefs from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing prepare some of the unit’s frost covered aircraft for flying missions on a brisk
  • 185th members donate loads of food for the holidays

    Members of the 185th ARW collected over 6,400 pounds of food that will be donated to a local food bank.