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  • Iowa KC-135 pilot reads for Veterans Day Story time

    Sioux Center, Iowa -- This week in honor of Veteran’s Day, Iowa Air National Guard pilot, Capt. Andrew Ter Haar was invited to be a special guest reader as part of the Sioux Center, Iowa Community Library Story Time.As a guest reader Ter Haar, who is a resident of Sioux Center, choose to read

  • Phantom 109 a KC-135 ghost story

    Sioux City, Iowa -- This story is about how a ghost story led to some pretty cool nose art on a U.S. Air Force KC-135. The ghoulish nose art on tail number 58-0109 shows a boney fingered Phantom pointing as if he is claiming his next victim. The dark character is shown sitting on a KC-135 boom wing

  • Iowa Air Guard performs flyover at Iowa vs Purdue football matchup

    Iowa City, Iowa -- A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft and crew from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing, took to the skies over the University of Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium this weekend.The Iowa Air Guard unit from Sioux City was helping fuel pregame excitement as they

  • U.S. Air National Guard units support 2021 Formidable Shield exercise

    Prestwick, Scotland, United Kingdom -- U.S. Air National Guard units from Iowa, Maine and Ohio are in the United Kingdom this week participating in multinational missile defense exercise Formidable Shield 2021.“Formidable Shield” is a biennial, live-fire exercise designed to test participating

  • Air National Guard units support Formidable Shield exercise

    PRESTWICK, Scotland – U.S. Air National Guard units from Iowa, Maine and Ohio are participating in the multinational missile defense exercise Formidable Shield 2021 in the United Kingdom this week.Formidable Shield is a biennial live-fire exercise to test participating nations integrated air and

  • 185th Air Refueling Wing earns Outstanding Unit Award

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Air Refueling Wing has been awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for its efforts during 2019.The award is earned for exceptionally meritorious service to the United States Air Force.Col. Mark Muckey, commander of the unit, said every

  • Iowa Guard Airmen support COVID-19 Test Iowa initiative

    Iowa Air National Guard members from the 185th Air Refueling Wing helped set up a COVID-19 test site in Sioux City, Iowa this week.The Iowa Airmen are assisting local and state agencies at the drive through test site that is set up in the parking lot of the Western Iowa Technical Community College