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  • 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

  • KC-135 Operations Resume at Reopened Sioux City Runway

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Military aircraft operations returned to the Sioux City airport this week with the completion of a substantial runway improvement project.While the construction was underway, Iowa Air National Guard members of the 185th Air Refueling Wing and some of the unit’s KC-135

  • Air Force Cycling Team rides in RAGBRAI

    SIOUX CITY, IOWA -- The Air Force Cycling Team is riding again in the 2022 Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa or RAGBRAI. The trip is a weeklong recreational touring bicycle ride that takes cyclists from the Missouri river in the west to the Mississippi in the east.  The Air Force

  • Iowa ANG holds enlisted leadership huddle

    Iowa Air National Guard senior enlisted members from the states two Air Wings are together at the Iowa Joint Forces Headquarters for an enlisted leadership huddle. The group of Seniors, Chiefs and 1st Sergeants are in Des Moines for the two day event at Camp Dodge

  • Yes it’s gold! Iowa ANG gold F-16 remake celebrates ANG history

    Sioux City, Iowa -- With the popularity of this summer’s block buster fighter jet film featuring an awesome F-14 Tomcat, 2022 is shaping up to be the year to celebrate the 4th generation fighter jet.This week the Iowa Air National Guard has unveiled a historic fighter jet of their own; a retro 50th