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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. ...

Many may think the purpose of writing a cover letter is to summarize one's career history by taking their resume and fluffing it up a bit. However, there is much more that goes into it. The goal of creating a standout cover letter is to provide the company with a glimpse into how your skill set...

Home to four counties and many thriving towns, the Iowa Lakes Corridor is a great place to call home! Each county in the Iowa Lakes Corridor offers unique incentives for veterans looking to live there. The Iowa Lakes Corridor is composed of four...

Wells Fargo is a company that strives to create opportunity for veterans by offering a variety of resources. In addition to offering the Veteran Employment Transition (VET) internship program, mentorships, scholarships and emergency grants, they have launched a new apprenticeship program...

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....

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...