Moving Veterans and Veteran Spouses to the Next Step

Make yourself at home in Iowa, the #1 state to find a job. We welcome veterans and their families looking for a community of friends and colleagues.

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Careers That Fit Your Skills

From engineering and technology, to healthcare, finance and advanced manufacturing, Iowa offers rewarding careers and employers who appreciate your service.

Home Base Iowa Employers

Iowa Welcomes You

Job training, educational opportunities and a low cost of living make Iowa a great place to call home.

Meet Nathan

"I had dozens of quality employers reach out to me with great positions."

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Meet Jolene

"It felt like I had my own army of supporters trying to help me find the right job."

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Meet Mike

"This state has so much to offer that people don't realize, and we are excited to be back!"

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Partnerships Make It Possible

Home Base Iowa partners with employers, educators and communities to make working and living in Iowa both welcoming and gratifying.

Home Base Iowa Partners

In the News

Calhoun County Becomes the 100th Home Base Iowa Community

Iowa expanded its list of Home Base Iowa communities into the triple digits by establishing Calhoun County as the state’s 100th HBI community.

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Linn County becomes the 98th Home Base Iowa Community

Linn County became the 98th Home Base Iowa Community, a title held by counties that meet qualifications to become centers of opportunity for veterans. Community leaders, businesses and veterans attended a ceremony and celebrated Linn County’s commitment to the veteran population.

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