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  • Mentorship key to 132d Wing recruiter’s success

    Master Sgt. Brandon Britt, flight chief of recruiting, and Master Sgt. Jacob Parsons, retention office manager at the 132d Wing, work hand in hand to grow the unit and have both been inducted into the Century Club.

  • Women’s History Month: One single mother’s commitment to service

    It takes a village. For some, this means relying on family or friends to watch their kids for a date night or to pick them up from football practice. For many military members, 'it takes a village' takes on a deeper meaning. Deployments, TDYs, and training can take members from their families and

  • 20th 9/11 Remembrance: Airmen of three eras reflect

    As the 20th Remembrance of the 9/11 attacks draw near, it is a reminder of how time marches on but the memories and lessons are forever. In the last 20 years, there are Airmen at the 132d Wing who were on call the day of the attacks, who joined because of what they saw and who were born after that

  • Perseverance key to airman balancing school, athletics, military

    Q&A with Airman First Class Patricia Teggatz, 132d Force Support Squadron at the 132d Wing, Iowa Air National Guard in Des Moines, Iowa and former University of Iowa Track & Field athlete.Q: How did you hear about the 132d Wing and what was your reason for joining the military?TEGGATZ: I have long

  • Remembering Iowa’s Tuskegee Airmen

    The P-51 Mustang nicknamed "Dutchess Arlene" currently stands outside the front gate of the 132d Wing in Des Moines, Iowa. The aircraft was dedicated to Iowa Tuskegee Airmen in 2002.

  • 132d Wing member graduates ISU debt free with tuition assistance

    Tech. Sgt. David Heckman, a member of the 132d Wing’s Intelligence Squadron, recently graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in construction engineering. He did it debt free with the help of the Iowa Air National Guard.The Iowa National Guard Service Scholarship (INGSS) provides annual

  • Financial literacy: Keeping Airmen on target

    Clare Long, the 132d Wing Airmen and Family Readiness Program Manager and accredited financial counselor (AFC), has been instrumental in providing financial advice and briefings to the Airmen of the Cyber Operations Squadron (COS). Long and Maj. Charles Schumacher, the director of operations at the

  • Immigrant, Airman, Citizen

    Ever since he was a little kid, David Hernandez knew he wanted to be a part of the United States Air Force (USAF). Becoming a citizen opens up new opportunities for immigrants; and after a long journey, that included: graduating high school, marrying his wife, and the birth of his son, now Airman

  • Going Full Circle

    It isn't often in life that we get the chance to leave the place we started, grow and advance, and make the return back to the original starting location. But for 2nd Lt. Nick Weiland, it is precisely what he did on his return trip to Spangdalhem Air Base, Germany.During his six-year career on

  • Family, Patriotism motivate Air National Guard Spouse of the Year

    Three years ago Senior Airman Shane Marin, a targeteer with the 132d Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group (ISRG), made the decision that he wanted more than a paycheck, he wanted community, and to make an impact. He decided the military was where he could find that. Britny Marin, his