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May 3, 2018 (Glenwood, Iowa) – Gov. Kim Reynolds along with other state and local officials announced today that Glenwood has received the designation as the 79th Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Local community leaders, businesses and veterans attended the event at the Harvey T. Rimel American...

Release Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018

March 29, 2018 (Cedar Falls, Iowa) – State officials offer their congratulations today to Black Hawk County for achieving the Home Base Iowa Community designation, demonstrating the commitment to attract and employ skilled veterans to the area.

The designation was given to Black Hawk...

Release Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Brigadier General Randy Warm on hand to make announcement

December 7, 2017 (Ottumwa, Iowa) – State officials extend their congratulations to Wapello County on achieving the Home Base Iowa Community designation.

Wappello County became the 77th Home Base Iowa...

Release Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds on hand to make announcement

November 21, 2017 (Denison, Iowa)Momentum for the Home Base Iowa program continues to grow with state officials announcing today that Crawford County received the designation as the 76th Home Base Iowa Community...

Release Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

September 26, 2017 - (Sioux City, Iowa) Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg announced this morning that Woodbury County has received the designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Both the Governor and Lt. Governor were on hand to recognize the new designation. State and...

Release Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

September 13, 2017 (Decorah, IA) – State officials extend their congratulations to Winneshiek County on achieving the Home Base Iowa Community designation. 

The designation was given to Winneshiek County at a Wednesday evening event attended by Jason Kemp, the Home Base Iowa program...

Release Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg announced Des Moines as the state’s 66th Home Base Iowa Community at their weekly press conference Tuesday.

“It’s been an honor to be a part of this program from day one,” Gov. Reynolds...

Release Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017

November 4, 2015

Wednesday marks six months since the City of Johnston became the first Home Base Iowa Community in Greater Des Moines. We are pleased to announce that our Home Base Iowa Businesses have hired at least 10 Veterans in a short amount of time.

"We are thrilled this...

Release Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Governor Branstad makes Home Base Iowa announcements

O’Brien, Lyon and Sioux Counties announced as newest Home Base Iowa communities and Northwest Iowa Community College becomes a CHAMP (Certified Higher Academic Military Partner)

October 28, 2015

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Release Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

(WEST DES MOINES) – Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced last night that West Des Moines has achieved the Home Base Iowa Community designation. West Des Moines is now the 21st community in the state to achieve this recognition. The designation was unveiled at the community’s Bus Tour and Official’s...

Release Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015