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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

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

Katie Wiedemann, KCRG
November 21, 2014

Iowa is officially recognizing Dubuque County for the job opportunities the community has in place for veterans. The county is a Home Base Iowa Community. It’s the 5th community and first major metro area in the state to earn the...

Release Date: Friday, November 21, 2014

By: Mediacom Newsleaders
November 20, 2014

Home Base Iowa Co-Chair and former Congressman Leonard Boswell talks about Home Base Iowa on MediaCom Newsleaders:

Release Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014

By: Robert Lowe, KTIV
November 11, 2014

The City of Sioux City and the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce have partnered with the Iowa Economic Development Authority to encourage local businesses to hire veterans.

On Tuesday, IEDA Director Debi Durham spoke at the...

Release Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

By: Courtney Johns, WHO 13
November 11, 2014

In recent years the veteran unemployment rate has improved, but officials say joining the workforce after serving isn’t easy. On Tuesday the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is hosting a job fair for veterans at the Iowa State...

Release Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

By: Amanda Ragan, Mason City Globe Gazette
November 16, 2014

In 2007, the Iowa Senate established a Veterans Affairs Committee, which has since approved wide-ranging initiatives to help veterans, service members and their families.

In 2010, Iowa became the first...

Release Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014

KMEG/Siouxland News
November 11, 2014

Here in Siouxland, Veterans' Day activities included the City of Sioux City, the Iowa Economic Development Authority, and the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce announcing their commitment to become a certified "Home Base Iowa Community."...

Release Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014