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

Evolving Situation Regarding COVID-19

Situations continue to evolve with regard to COVID-19 responses. Some businesses have postponed hiring, while others are making changes to the process, and so this may have an impact on timing and our ability to best connect you with employment opportunities.

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Home Base Iowa introduces new program manager

Jathan Chicoine has been hired as one of the new program managers for Home Base Iowa and will help lead the statewide program, which connects veterans and transitioning servicemembers with career opportunities in Iowa.

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