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Within the last month Home Base Iowa has experienced a significant growth in both businesses and communities who have decided to partner with us. The initiative that Home Base Iowa puts forth is to provide veterans with assistance to succeed in the transition back to civilian lifestyle.

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This month's success story features Robert Grant, a United States Air Force veteran.

“After serving 24 years in the United States Air Force, I decided to retire. It was not an easy decision. I joined the military right out of high school. It’s the only job I’ve held my entire adult life....

When looking to expand your workforce, you may prosper from looking at veterans first. More and more organizations are realizing the unique and valuable skills veterans offer the civilian workforce. From world-class technical training in occupational specialties, to intangible skills such as...

Iowa Central Community College (ICCC) became a HBI Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMPs) in the spring of 2015. The president of ICCC, Dr. Dan Kinney, is a veteran himself and wanted to become involved in the Home Base Iowa initiative immediately. Kinney believed it was a great...

Business Spotlight: Athene
Supporting veterans and their families through a variety of avenues

Athene, a retirement services company founded in 2009, created the Athene Military Veterans Organization with the goal of hiring military veterans,...

Gerald Edgar grew up in Dubuque, IA and graduated from the University of Iowa. He served in the Air Force as a Manual Morse Intercept Operator and later as an Alert Facility Manager. The staff at the IowaWORKS Center in Mason City recommended he use Home Base Iowa...

Why is Iowa a top military-friendly state? Because Home Base Iowa (HBI) focuses on thanking veterans in a tangible way. It’s a priority to HBI to make veterans feel at home and offer as many resources as possible during or after transition back into civilian life. Whether you are thinking of...

This month’s success story focuses on five Principal employees. These veterans discuss the obstacles and successes they’ve found while transitioning from active duty military to the corporate work environment. Thank you, Principal, for sharing these important stories. ...