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American Red Cross - Junior Red Cross - Doing her bit for the boys. Miss Florence Olson, 4 years old, Sioux City, Iowa, attends sewing meetings regularly, sews on buttons and does other little pieces of work, and always does it neatly

Colleges and Universities - Miscellaneous - Retreat, Sioux City Training Detachment. Sioux City, Iowa

Artwork:"The Bats of Sioux City". Artist: Michael P. Hagel (CI)

US Air Force (USAF) First Lieutenant (1LT) Bobbi Doorenbos, a pilot assigned to the 185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, sits in her F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998, prior to launch

Several F-16J Fighting Falcon fighters assigned to the 185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, prepare to depart Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) First Lieutenant (1LT) Bobbi Doorenbos, a pilot assigned to the 185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, climbs into her F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Gary Klemme, a Crew CHIEF assigned to the185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, stores a fire hose after a successful F-16J Fighting Falcon engine start at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

An F-16J Fighting Falcon fighter with the185th Fighter Wing (FW), from the Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, on the runway at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) ground crews assigned to the185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, clear onlookers away during an engine restart on an F-16J Fighting Falcon fighter at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

An F-16J Fighting Falcon fighter assigned to the 185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, prepares to depart Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

A US Air Force (USAF) ground crew assigned to the185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, checks an F-16J Fighting Falcon fighter during its engine start at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Darin Winfree, an Avionics Journeyman assigned to the185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, checks an F-16J Fighting Falcon fighters Identify Friend or Foe (IFF) reading at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Tyson Herbold, an F-16J Fighting Falcon crew chief with the185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, marshals his aircraft out on a mission, at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

An F-16J Fighting Falcon fighter with the185th Fighter Wing (FW), from the Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, on the runway at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

Several F-16J Fighting Falcon fighters assigned to the 185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, prepare to depart Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Tyson Herbold, a crew chief assigned to the185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, looks over several launching F-16J Fighting Falcon fighters at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) First Lieutenant (1LT) Bobbi Doorenbos, a pilot assigned to the 185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, sits in her F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998, prior to launch

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Gary Klemme, a Crew CHIEF assigned to the185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, oversees an engine start on his F-16J Fighting Falcon fighter at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

US Air Force (USAF) First Lieutenant (1LT) Bobbi Doorenbos, a pilot assigned to the 185th Fighter Wing (FW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa, sits in her F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter at Ahmed Al Jaber Airbase, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998, prior to launch

An interior view of the new aircraft fuel cell hangar for the 185th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Iowa Air National Guard (IAANG), currently under construction at Sioux City, Iowa

The new aircraft fuel cell hangar for the 185th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Iowa Air National Guard (IAANG), under construction at Sioux City, Iowa

A tail section on a US Air Force (USAF) KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 185th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), located at Sioux City, Iowa (IA)

The new aircraft fuel cell hangar for the 185th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Iowa Air National Guard (IAANG), under construction at Sioux City, Iowa

In freezing weather, US Air Force (USAF) Crew Chiefs Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Tim Goehring and MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Rick Erwin, both with the 185th Air Refueling Wing (ARW), Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), Sioux City, Iowa (IA)

Susan LaChance (left), of the United States Postal Service (USPS) along with a representative from the Iowa Governors Office unveil one of three new stamps honoring US Army (USA) Captain (CPT) Meriwether Lewis and CPT William Clark, the leaders of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark expedition. The stamps were simultaneously unveiled in 11 states along the trail of the expedition. Sioux City, Iowa is where Sergeant Floyd, the only person to die on the expedition, is buried

Iowa Air National Guard 185th Air Refueling Wing KC-135E Stratotanker inflight refueling special purpose aircraft, stand ready at the Sioux Gateway Airport, Sioux City, Iowa, on Nov. 9, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by MASTER Sg. Vincent De Groot) (Released)

An Iowa Air National Guard 185th Air Refueling Wing KC-135E Stratotanker inflight refueling special purpose aircraft, stands parked outside the new maintenance hanger at the Sioux Gateway Airport, Sioux City, Iowa, on Nov. 9, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by MASTER Sg. Vincent De Groot) (Released)

An Iowa Air National Guard 185th Air Refueling Wing KC-135E Stratotanker inflight refueling special purpose aircraft, stands parked outside the new maintenance hanger at the Sioux Gateway Airport, Sioux City, Iowa, on Nov. 9, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by MASTER Sg. Vincent De Groot) (Released)

LT. COL. Robin Hosch (center), Commander of the 133rd Test Squadron, Iowa Air National Guard, receives the Bronze Star Medal, on Nov. 18, 2004, for her actions while she was deployed at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq. Reading the citation is COL. Dennis Menefee of the 185th Air Refueling Wing, and presenting the award is Brig. GEN. Douglas Pierce of the 132nd Fighter Wing, at Des Moines, Iowa. The ceremony took place at the 185th ARW at Sioux City, Iowa. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Vincent De Groot) (Released)

U.S. Air Force TECH. SGT. Dave Naminga, a crew chief with the 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, uses the hot air blast system of a de-icing truck to remove snow from a KC-135 Stratotanker refueling aircraft at Sioux Gateway Air Guard Base, Sioux City, Iowa, on Jan. 6, 2005. (USAF PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Vince De Groot) (Released)

PHOTO of the construction of the new fire station at the 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard Base at Sioux City, Iowa, on Feb. 5, 2005. The new 21,500 square foot fire station will replace the old facility due to the conversion of the base from a fighter wing to a tanker wing. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Oscar M. Sanchez-Alvarez) (Released)

Dr. Joyce Teters talks to an aircrew member from the 185th Air Refueling Wing, during her visit at the Iowa Air National Guard Base at Sioux City, Iowa, on April 2, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Kersha Bumstead) (Released)

[Hurricane Rita] Lake Charles, La., October 11, 2005 - While Mercy Health Network nurse Kecia Cowden of Des Moines, Ia., administers a Hepatitis "A" innoculation to Walter Pendleton, a medic from Greenwich, Ct., another Mercy nurse, Gretchen Crooks (right) of Maso City, Ia. and Doctor Thoma Benzoni of Sioux City, Ia. review a patient's shot record. These three Iowa medical personnel are in Louisiana as part of a Disaster Medical Assistance Team providing innoculations to disaster workers and people affected by Hurricanre Rita. Win Henderson / FEMA

[Hurricane Rita] Lake Charles, La., October 11, 2005 - As Walter Pendleton, a medic from Greenwich, Ct., gets ready to receive a Hepatitis "A" innoculation from nurse Kecia Cowden of Des Moines, Ia., a Mercy Health Network nurse, another Mercy nurse, Gretchen Crooks (right) of Maso City, Ia. and Doctor Thoma Benzoni of Sioux City, Ia. review a patient's shot record. These three Iowa medical personnel are in Louisiana as part of a Disaster Medical Assistance Team providing innoculations to disaster workers and people affected by Hurricanre Rita. Win Henderson / FEMA

Iowa Air National Guard 185th Air Refueling Wing Vehicle Maintenance Squadron STAFF SGT. Brandon Walker, tightens a bolt on the engine of a fire truck at Sioux City, Iowa, on Oct. 7, 2004. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Kersha R. Bumsted) (RELEASED)

The Patriot, an aging Iowa Air National Guard 185th Air Refueling Wing KC-135E Stratotanker aerial refueling aircraft, sits parked at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., on May 9, 2007, after flying from Sioux City, Iowa, prior to being permanently retired. (U.S. Air Force photo by MASTER SGT. Vincent de Groot) (Released)

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 11, 2011 -- This U. S. Army National Guard Chinook helicopter is lifting sand bales from a staging area in North Sioux City, S. D. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to flooding along the Missouri River.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 11, 2011 -- Additional sandbags are stacked in the front yard of this North Sioux City, S. D. home, ready to add to the five foot levee surrounding the house. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the Missouri River.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 11, 2011 -- Members of U. S. Army National Guard 139th Support Brigade fill sandbags at the Dakota Valley High School staging area in North Sioux City, S. D. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the Missouri River.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 12, 2011 -- These Upward Bound students from Rosebud and Pine Ridge, S. D. communities are filling sandbags for residents to use to help prevent damage from flooding along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 12, 2011 -- These Upward Bound students from Rosebud and Pine Ridge, SD communities are filling sandbags for residents to use in an effort to prevent damage from along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 12, 2011 -- These inmates from the S. D. Department of Corrections are filling sandbags to be used by residents in an effort to protect their homes from flooding from the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 13, 2011 -- This backup levee is situated north of the main levee along the Missouri River in the Dakota Dunes community in North Sioux City. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 13, 2011 -- This seven foot high levee made with sandbags and plastic sheeting, surrounds infrastructure in the Dakota Dunes community of North Sioux City. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 13, 2011 -- U. S. Army National Guard members patrol the levee, a patchwork of sandbags and rip rap, that protects the Dakota Dunes community in North Sioux City from the rising Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 13, 2011 -- Local media gathers on the patio of the Dakota Dunes Country Club getting their first look at the levee along the Missouri River since the community was closed to the public June 1. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux CIty, S. D. , June 15, 2011 -- This heavy equipment is moving rip rap needed to repair erosion to the main levee at Dakota Dunes along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 15, 2011 -- Evacuated residents of Dakota Dunes apply for access cards needed to re-enter their community threatened by flooding from the rising Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 15, 2011 -- Water levels in McCook Lake, off the Missouri River, North Sioux City, SD, are up two feet, flooding this boat lift. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 15, 2011 -- Don Fuxa, Mayor of North Sioux City, SD, stands on the levee in front of his home on McCook Lake, off the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 15, 2011 -- This U. S. Army National Guard member is directing traffic over the backup levee at Dakota Dunes, a community situated along the flooded Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 15, 2011 -- A jogger runs through Adams Nature Reserve despite the four-foot high levee that winds its way along the trail to help prevent flooding from the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 15, 2011 -- This eight foot high back-up levee made with earth, sandbags and plastic obscures the view of homes in the Dakota Dunes community along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 16, 2011 -- This railing protruding from the dirt is the only visible evidence of the swimming pool that lies beneath the levee protecting the Dakota Dunes community from the rising Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 16, 2011 -- These evacuated residents of Dakota Dunes are lining up at the incident command post information trailer to apply for identification cards enabling them to re-enter their community to check their homes for damage from flooding. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the Missouri River.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 16, 2011 -- This heavy equipment is moving rip rap needed to repair erosion of the levee at Dakota Dunes on the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 17, 2011 -- Capt. Von Vandiver (left) and his Salvation Army crew from Sioux City, IA, take a break from serving food and beverages to members of the S. D. Incident Management Assistance Team in Dakota Dunes. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to flooding along the Missouri River.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 17, 2011 -- Dakota Dunes residents line-up in their vehicles along Meadow Boulevard awaiting re-entry to their community to inspect their homes after more than two weeks evacuation because of possible flooding from the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 18, 2011 -- This backup levee made with sandbags, plastic sheeting and earth protects homes in the Dakota Dunes community from flooding along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 18, 2011 -- These whirlpools in the Missouri River near Dakota Dunes caused erosion to the main levee surrounding the community and necessitated repair and maintenance. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 19, 2011 -- Heliobags stacked in the parking lot of Dakota Dunes Country Club along the Missouri River, are surrounded by cottonwood tree dander. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 20, 2011 --This photograph shows stacks of heliobags and beds of lavender side-by-side in the parking lot at Dakota Dunes Country Club on the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 20, 2011 --The main levee surrounding the Dakota Dunes community on the Missouri River intrudes on this swimming pool in the front yard of this evacuated resident's home. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 20, 2011 -- An early morning severe storm passed through the area causing erosion and muddy conditions on the main levee at Dakota Dunes along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 20, 2011 -- This Army National Guard truck with an inflated raft on the flatbed is parked at the Quick Response Force staging area at Dakota Dunes along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 20, 2011 -- These two Army National Guard members are taking a break from patrolling the main levee at Dakota Dunes along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 21, 2011 -- After a severe storm passed through the area last night, residents and contractors navigate their vehicles through the flooded roadway at Dakota Dunes near the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 21, 2011 -- A severe storm passed through this area last night along Route 29 in southeastern South Dakota near the Missouri River causing roadside flooding. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 21, 2011 -- Water is being pumped from the roadway leading to the backup levee at Dakota Dunes along the Missouri River after a severe storm passed through the area last night. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 21, 2011 -- These storm clouds over southeastern South Dakota are bringing more rain to flooded areas along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 29, 2011 -- This preliminary damage assessment team in Union County S. D. approaches a house by boat to assess damage from the flooded Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 29, 2011 -- This preliminary damage assessment team assesses flood damage to homes in Union County along the Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , June 29, 2011 -- This preliminary damage assessment team in Union County, S. D. travels by boat to assess damage to homes caused by the flooded Missouri River. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , July 1, 2011 -- This aerial view shows the swollen Missouri River flooding homes and farmland in southeast South Dakota. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the state team in their effort to respond to the flooding.

Flooding - South Sioux City, Neb. , July 1, 2011 -- This aerial view shows the swollen Missouri River inundating South Sioux City in northeast Nebraska.

Flooding - Sioux City, Iowa, July 1, 2011 -- This aerial view shows the swollen Missouri River inundating Sioux City, IA (left) and South Sioux City, NE (right).

Flooding - North Sioux City, S. D. , July 1, 2011 -- This aerial view of the Missouri River shows the white line of sandbags enclosing North Sioux City, SD and flooded Nebraska farmland in the foreground. FEMA and other federal agencies are supporting the State Incident Management Team in their effort to prepare for flooding along the river.

Flooding - South Sioux City, Neb. , July 29, 2011 -- Missouri River floodwaters continue to inundate South Sioux City, Nebraska. The United States Corps of Engineers has lowered the amount of water being released from the upstream Gavins Point Dam in recent days buoying hopes that the river will be tamed by mid-September. Jace Anderson/FEMA