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  • 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

  • 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

  • Iowa ANG vehicle maintenance A-team tackles crash truck conundrum

    SIOUX CITY, IA -- The vehicle maintenance shop at the 185th Air Refueling Wing was recently presented with a very large, lime-yellow problem. The diesel engine in the Air National Guard fire department’s aging “Crash Truck” had developed an internal coolant leak.A rebuilt engine came with a $50,000

  • Iowa Air Guard refueling wing rotates to CENTCOM area

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Airmen from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing departed this week for the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to provide air refueling support for the U.S. Air Force and partner nations.About 100 Airmen are deploying as part of a scheduled Aerospace

  • 185th Air Refueling Wing hosts first ever career fair

    Sioux City, Iowa -- The Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing hosted a first of its kind career fair in Sioux City, Iowa this week.Students from Sioux City schools and surrounding communities were present at the career fair to learn about the different positions available at the 185th

  • Iowa ANG Supports Al Dhafra Air Base Mission

    Al Dhafra, United Arab Emirates -- More than a dozen Citizen-Airmen from the Iowa Air National Guard are deployed to the Middle East, serving with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.The Iowa ANG Airmen are all from the 185th Air Refueling Wing based at