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  • 132d Wing Airmen assist with contact tracing

    132d Wing Airmen along with Iowa Army National Guard Soldiers operated a call center at Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa. The goal of the call center was contact tracing of COVID-19 patients to get current data on the spread of the virus.The Soldiers and Airmen were augmenting the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). The IDPH will use the data to
  • 132d Wing Airmen provide COVID-19 screening

    A team of Airmen from the 132d Medical Group, 132d Force Support Squadron and 132d Security Forces Squadron operated a Joint Mobile Screening Center in Denison, Iowa 11-22 May. The Airmen screened residents in Crawford County for COVID-19 by nasal swab or antibody testing.“We are mission capable to complete any aspect of those tests and completely
  • Meet the new Security Forces Commander

    Capt. Adam Christian assumed command of the 132d Security Forces Squadron during February, taking over for Lt. Col. Rodger Howard who moved to the 132d Mission Support Group. Becoming the security forces commander has been a longtime goal for Christian since joining the unit.“It was a goal I set 18 years ago. I looked up to the people who sat at
  • Cochran retires from Iowa Air National Guard

    A retirement ceremony was held for Chief Master Sergeant Timothy E. Cochran, Command Chief Master Sergeant (CCM) of the Iowa Air National Guard (ANG), who selflessly served the National Guard of Iowa for thirty-eight years.Serving in his current position as State CCM from July 2015 to October 2019, Chief Cochran supported enlisted airmen and their
  • 132d ISRG Members Volunteer at Scout Center

    15 Airmen of the 132d Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Group took time out of their day to volunteer at the Mid-Iowa Council Fred Maytag II Scout Center, October 18, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. The team performed landscape work for the Maytag Center in preparation for winter, removing old mulch, weeds, fabric and then covering the areas with
  • Greenwood retires from Iowa Air National Guard:

    JOINT FORCE HEADQUARTERS, Iowa (Oct. 5, 2019) – A retirement ceremony was held for Brig. Gen. Randy Greenwood, Chief of Staff, Iowa Air National Guard, who selflessly served the National Guard of Iowa for thirty-six years.Serving in his current position as Chief of Staff, Brig. Gen. Greenwood was responsible for the readiness and well-being of over
  • 132d Medical Group trains in Italy with Navy

    Long days, great experiences and once in a lifetime are just a few ways to summarize the 132d Wing Medical Group’s (MDG) trip to Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella, Sicily, Italy. 40 members of the MDG were part of a temporary deployment (TDY) to the United States Naval Hospital (USNH) located on NAS Sigonella. While there, they were tasked to
  • WWI trench knife presented to Iowa adjutant general

    Army Maj. Gen. Timothy Orr, adjutant general of Iowa, was presented a WWI trench knife by Air Force Maj. Mark Williams, 132d Intelligence Group, and Maj. Jen Williams, Joint Forces Headquarters, November 20, 2018, at Iowa National Guard Joint Force Headquarters in Johnston, Iowa. The LF&C U.S. 1918 Trench Knife was presented as a solitary reminder
  • 132d Medical Group Airmen, Kosovo medics hone skills at STC

    Enhancing regional and international partnerships, Airmen of the 132d Medical Group (Medhawks) located in Des Moines, Iowa hosted Airmen from the 190th Medical Group (Coyotes) located in Topeka, KS and six members of the Medical Company (Medcoy) of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) for an intensive, two-week, multi-dimensional, medical training
  • 132d Med Group supports “Team Iowa Med, Overseas Duty Tour in Germany

    Continuing the cross-service momentum gained during a July 2017 medical training rotation at Sustainment Training Center, Soldiers and Airmen from the Iowa National Guard supported a 21-day Overseas Duty Tour (ODT) mission to augment medical support and operations in Germany July 1-21, 2018. Over the 21-day period spent on station, the MEDHAWKS and