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185th Operations Group

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.

Public Affairs Office

Main Base
(712)233-0200 DSN 585-0200
Space A Information
800-582-5718 Ext. 0220 or 712-233-0220
Public Affairs Office
(712)233-0809 or (712)233-0732
DSN 585-0809 or DSN 585-0732


  • Airman crosses Iowa for mental health awareness

    Technical Sgt. Jeff Campbell is walking across the state of Iowa, in order to raise awareness about mental health. The journey is taking Campbell on a 20 day 389 mile journey across the state.
  • 185th Chaplains adapt to COVID-19

    The Chaplains provided worship service outdoors as a precautionary measure to combat the potential spread of COVID-19.
  • Is this heaven?

    A U.S. Air Force F-16 Falcon from the District of Columbia Air National Guard has been painted with Major League Baseball’s 2019 World Series Champion, Washington Nationals logo painted as the tail flash.
  • Iowa National Guard helps set up new “TestIowa” COVID-19 test site

    Members of the Iowa Air National Guard provide assistance at the “TestIowa” COVID-19 test site in Sioux Center, Iowa on May 27, 2020.