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Governor Branstad Announces Grimes as the 19th Home Base Iowa Community

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad congratulated the community of Grimes, Iowa, on achieving the Home Base Iowa Community designation. Grimes Iowa is now the 19th community in the state to achieve this recognition....

Release Date: Friday, July 17, 2015

The News Hour with Michael Libbie - Insight on Business

May 15, 2015

Iowa has a low unemployment number and, often it's tough to find highly skilled workers. Match that fact with, due to military draw-downs, a large number of well trained individuals coming home from...

Release Date: Friday, May 29, 2015

OurQuadCities.com

April 23, 2015

The Rock Island Arsenal is one of the largest employers in the Quad Cities with more than 6,000 people working there. But what happens after their time on the Island is over? Local 4's Chris Langlois shows us how at the Arsenal it's about more than...

Release Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015

By: Scott Calvert, Wall Street Journal

With a surge of retirements expected as the nation’s armed forces contract after two wars, lawmakers in 19 states are seeking to create or expand income-tax breaks for military pensions in hopes of attracting highly skilled veterans.

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

By: Pat Blank, Iowa Public Radio
February 17, 2015

The Branstad Administration’s Home Base Iowa is helping military veterans find new jobs across the state.  The program launched last May is adding both prospective employers and employees at a good pace.

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Release Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015

By: Pat Blank, Iowa Public Radio
February 17, 2015

The Branstad Administration’s Home Base Iowa is helping military veterans find new jobs across the state.  The program launched last May is adding both prospective employers and employees at a good pace.

Home Base...

Release Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

BY MATTHEW PATANE - DES MOINES REGISTER

A new designation program will mark which Iowa universities are "veteran friendly" and have joined a statewide effort to attract military veterans to the state.

Gov. Terry Branstad announced today a new component to Home Base Iowa, an...

Release Date: Thursday, November 27, 2014

By: Inclusion Magazine

Why are more Iowa companies interested in hiring veterans? They value their discipline, can-do attitude and team-building expertise—the very qualities companies wish for in every employee.

Read the full story at ...

Release Date: Monday, November 24, 2014

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Governor Terry E. Branstad * Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds

By: Governor’s Office, 515.281.5211 

November 24, 2014 (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced Union County, Mitchell County, Dubuque County and the...

Release Date: Monday, November 24, 2014

By: Jeff Montgomery, Dubuque Telegraph Herald
November 21, 2014
Dubuque County earns veteran-friendly designation (Subscription required to read article in...

Release Date: Friday, November 21, 2014