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May 30, 2016 (Indianola, Iowa) – Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend was in attendance today to congratulate the city of Indianola on achieving the Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community designation. The event was held at the conclusion of the annual Memorial Day parade, and the event was...

Release Date: Monday, May 30, 2016

By John S. Kiernan for WalletHub.com

"Retirement is typically viewed as the end of the line - a time for rest, relaxation and the pursuit of interests long ago put on the back burner. but the narrative is far different for many military retirees."

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Release Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May 12, 2016 (Mount Pleasant and Fairfield, Iowa) –State officials announced yesterday that Henry and Jefferson Counties received the 36th and 37th designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Momentum for the program continues to expand with growing support from additional...

Release Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today announced she will hold a roundtable discussion in Greene County with Iowa veterans and community leaders as part of her 99 county tour across the state.

“Our nation has a responsibility to ensure we live up to the promises made to...

Release Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 6, 2016 (Urbandale,Iowa) - Gov. Terry Branstad was in attendance today to congratulate the city of Urbandale on achieving Home Base Iowa Community designation. Urbandale is now the 35th community in the state to achieve this recognition. The designation was given today at an event held in...

Release Date: Friday, May 6, 2016

May 4, 2016 (Independence, Iowa) – State officials announced today that Buchanan County received the designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Through this process, Buchanan County has demonstrated their commitment to hiring, supporting and welcoming veterans into their community....

Release Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 3, 2016 (Emmetsburg, Iowa) – State officials announced today that both Kossuth and Palo Alto Counties received the designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Momentum for the HBI program continues to grow with support from additional communities. The ceremony included community and...

Release Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

100,000+ retirements in Iowa in next five years
Research reveals occupations and upcoming openings for focused recruitment of veterans

April 7, 2016 (Johnston) — During the opening session of the Home Base Iowa Partner Summit, findings from a report compiled from multiple data...

Release Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016

State officials announced today that Osceola County received designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Through this process, Osceola County demonstrated commitment to hiring, supporting and welcoming veterans into their community. Community and business leaders, along with local veteran...

Release Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

By John Rohlf / Clinton Herald

Clinton County is contemplating joining others in the state of Iowa in participating in Home Base Iowa.

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Release Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016