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Statewide Community & Education Veteran Resources by County

Iowa is known for its friendliness and welcoming nature. Wherever you land, you'll be at home! Many Iowa counties and cities have gone the extra mile for veterans and transitioning service members through becoming Home Base Iowa Communities.

Certified Higher Academic Military Partners (CHAMPs) offer premium higher education incentives to veterans and their families. Participating CHAMPs schools are committed to assisting veterans and their family members as they continue their education. You can learn more about CHAMPs schools and see the full list here.

At least 10 percent of eligible area businesses have committed to hire veterans in Home Base Iowa communities; they offer resources from local veteran organizations, businesses, economic development organizations and their workforce development office. CHAMPs colleges and universities exceed expectations to support veterans and their families. 

Learn more about all the resources which are available in every Iowa county. The Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs, Iowa National GuardEmployer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Iowa Workforce Development veteran services and the American Legion all play a role in assisting veterans and transitioning service members. Each county also includes Future Ready Iowa information based on Labor and Market Information (LMI) along with area specific Home Base Iowa businesses and higher education partners.

     

     

    Home Base Iowa Communities and CHAMPs

    Lyon County Community InformationOsceola County Community InformationDickinson County Community InformationEmmet County Community InformationKossuth County Community InformationWinnebago County Community InformationHancock County Community InformationSioux County Community InformationO'Brien County Community InformationClay County Community InformationPalo Alto County Community InformationPlymouth County Community InformationCherokee County Community InformationBuena Vista County Community InformationPocahontas County Community InformationHumboldt County Community InformationWright County Community InformationWoodbury County Community InformationIda County Community InformationSac County Community InformationCalhoun County Community InformationWebster County Community InformationHamilton County Community InformationMonona County Community InformationCrawford County Community InformationCarroll County Community InformationGreene County Community InformationBoone County Community InformationStory County Community InformationHarrison County Community InformationShelby County Community InformationAudubon County Community InformationGuthrie County Community InformationDallas County Community InformationPolk County Community InformationPottawattamie County Community InformationCass County Community InformationAdair County Community InformationMadison County Community InformationWarren County Community InformationMills County Community InformationMontgomery County Community InformationAdams County Community InformationUnion County Community InformationClarke County Community InformationLucas County Community InformationFreemont County Community InformationPage County Community InformationTaylor County Community InformationRinggold County Community InformationDecatur County Community InformationWayne County Community InformationWorth County Community InformationMitchell County Community InformationHoward County Community InformationWinneshiek County Community InformationAllamakee County Community InformationCerro Gordo County Community InformationFloyd County Community InformationChickasaw County Community InformationFayette County Community InformationClayton County Community InformationFranklin County Community InformationButler County Community InformationBremer County Community InformationHardin County Community InformationGrundy County Community InformationBlack Hawk County Community InformationBuchanan County Community InformationDeleware County Community InformationDubuque County Community InformationMarshall County Community InformationTama County Community InformationBenton County Community InformationLinn County Community InformationJones County Community InformationJackson County Community InformationClinton County Community InformationCedar County Community InformationMuscatine County Community InformationScott County Community InformationJasper County Community InformationPoweshiek County Community InformationIowa County Community InformationJohnson County Community InformationMarion County Community InformationMahaska County Community InformationKeokuk County Community InformationWashington County Community InformationLousia County Community InformationMonroe County Community InformationWapelo County Community InformationJefferson County Community InformationHenry County Community InformationDes Moines County Community InformationAppanoose County Community InformationDavis County Community InformationVan Buren County Community InformationLee County Community Informationmap of counties in Iowa with links to HBI partner counties