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  • Iowa Air Guard Helps Small Town Recover from Flooding

    SIOUX RAPIDS, Iowa - Iowa Air National Guard members converged on the small town of Sioux Rapids over the weekend, cleaning up debris to alleviate the effects of historic flooding.Eric Boge, a high school teacher, said he was thankful that the Guard came to help.“That actually brought tears to my

  • Iowa Air Guard performs Iowa Corn 350 flyover

    Newton, Iowa -- A KC-135 Stratotanker and crew from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing performed a flyover above the Iowa Speedway near Newton on Sunday, prior to the NASCAR Iowa Corn 350 race.The refueling jet flyover was a fitting prelude to Iowa’s first ever NASCAR Cup Series

  • Air Guard Units Test Readiness at Sentry Savannah Exercise

    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Over 775 participants and 40 aircraft from units across the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Active Duty Air Force participated in Sentry Savannah 2024, the Air National Guard’s premier fighter integration exercise that recently concluded at the Savannah Combat Readiness

  • Iowa Air Guard Support Dog, Chaplain Reunite Post-Deployment

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - For Adele (the dog, not the singer), after her person, Chaplain Lt. Col. Stephen Peters, deployed to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar last fall, it was like he was gone for years in dog time.The 6-year-old English Cream Golden Retriever and Peters reunited in Sioux City this week.While

  • New Year brings new focus on Airmen fitness

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- As the new year begins, post holiday realities of too much eating and too little activity begin set in. Many Americans choose this time of year to refocus their attention on physical fitness.Members of the military are particularly focused on health and fitness, as maintaining

  • Iowa Air Guard Completes Mass Casualty Exercise

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Members of the 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, participated in a mass casualty exercise during training the first weekend in August.Medical, firefighter and security forces personnel with the 185th ARW trained on lifesaving techniques with role players on the

  • Air Force Marks 100 years of Air Refueling with Flyovers

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - On June 27, the U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command plans nationwide flyovers involving over 150 aircraft to commemorate 100 years of air refueling. Air refueling units will perform flyovers at major landmarks, population centers and state capitals in all 50 states.According to

  • Air Force Veteran Reunited with Old Friend after 60 Years

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Air Force veteran crew chief Richard Devine’s interest was piqued recently when he saw a news story and photos about a military aircraft he once crewed over 60 years ago.The retired Omaha, Nebraska, resident got excited when he discovered the aircraft was still in service and