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  • Iowa ANG building project earns Excellence in Construction award

    Sioux City, IA -- This week the Siouxland Construction Alliance in Sioux City, Iowa presented awards to the Iowa Air National Guard along with area business who contributed to the Air Guard’s recently completed Operations Building project.The project received an Excellence in Construction award in

  • Iowa’s 185th ARW awarded Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award

    Sioux City, IA -- Members of the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing recently learned they have been awarded the Air and Space Outstanding Unit Award for exceptionally meritorious service for their efforts in 2022.The award citation specifically mentioned the unit’s high operations

  • Air Guard units compete for annual food service award

    Sioux City, Iowa -- The Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing was recently selected as one of three ANG Wings who are competing for top food service honors in 2024. The unit was inspected during their March training weekend as part of the annual competition.During a two-day visit to the

  • A KC-135 Christmas tale

    Sioux City, Iowa -- Decorating the KC-135 static display tail at the 185th Air Refueling Wing has been part of the Iowa Air National Guard unit’s Christmas tradition since the display was first tilted up in in 2007.The KC-135 tail is dressed for Christmas each year with lights that wrap around the

  • Iowa ANG marks 20-year milestone with souped-up tanker

    Sioux City, Iowa -- “Change” in aviation has been the one constant since the Wright Flyer made its maiden voyage 120 years ago this year. A short twenty years after that first fight, two U.S. Army Air Service airplanes made history with the first air-to-air refueling.As air refueling celebrates its

  • Iowa State Student uses Guard membership to attend college debt free

    SIOUX CITY ANG BASE, Iowa -- When Devon Feenstra graduated from Le Mars Community High School a few years ago, he knew he wanted to go to college. He also knew college could bridle him with some serious debt.  Feenstra found a way to pay for college that would keep him debt free, while