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  • Iowa Air Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing departs for Guam

    Sioux City, Iowa -- Members of the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing from Sioux City, Iowa recently departed for a temporary duty assignment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.The group of around 100 unit members departed for Guam with their KC-135 air refueling aircraft in January as

  • 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 ANG Firefighters experience unique EMT training

    Sioux City, Iowa -- Sioux City, Iowa airport firefighters took part in week-long EMT training this week at the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing.Apart from classroom instruction, the group took turns in a “Simulation in Motion-Iowa” truck where they administered first aid on

  • Iowa ANG fire fighters hone fire and rescue skills

    Sioux City, Iowa -- Fire fighters from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing fire department trained on multiple fire and rescue techniques during their June training weekend.  The exercise had fire fighters training in a multi-story fire training tower on a variety of structural

  • 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