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  • Yellow Ribbon program welcomes returning Airmen

    On 6 March, the 132d Fighter Wing hosted a Post Deployment Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Workshop for Airmen that recently returned from deployment, and their Families. Approximately 110 Airmen, Families and Youth were in attendance. The Workshop was held at the Holiday Inn Airport in Des Moines, Iowa, and the event provided information and
  • Are you tired of snow?

    My three year old daughter asked the other day, "Papa, when is the snow going to go bye-bye?" That is a great question. I am originally from Tennessee. It would snow there but then melt pretty quickly. I can't remember a snow that lasted for more than a week. I am just not used to seeing snow for this long. I am tired of the snow. Don't get me
  • Home buyer Tax Credits About To Expire

    The first time home buyer and repeat home buyer tax credits are due to expire very shortly and there is no way to know if they will be extended further. The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 provides an $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers purchasing a residence. The tax credit applies to sales occurring on or
  • Fitness and your career.

    Spring is upon us and summer will be here just as quick. Fitness is such a big part of our career and is our responsibility to maintain the standard. Promotions, formal school attendance and re-enlistment all hinge on our ability to maintain the fitness standard. The Services Flight has two Certified Fitness Trainers (Senior Airman Clayberg and
  • Iowa guardsman is top graduate at Airman Leadership School

    A member of the Iowa Air National Guard was presented the John L. Levitow award for his accomplishments at The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center's Airman Leadership School during the class graduation ceremony held in Knoxville, Feb. 11.Staff Sgt. Scott M. Moore, a services craftsman with the 132nd Fighter Wing in Des
  • Think Before You Drink: Base Alcohol Policy

    Before you open your first beer after a hard day of work, don't forget that there is an alcohol policy in place that governs your actions. Members will not consume alcohol:1. If the member is under the age of 21. Under age members who violate this provision are subject to criminal prosecution under the state laws of Iowa and are subject to unit
  • New telephone numbers effective 03 March 2010

    In order to bring the 132FW compliant with AFI 33-111, all existing voice systems and new systems will transition to a seven-digit intra-base dialing plan correlating to the seven-digit commercial telephone numbers assigned to the base. Due to an unavailability of commercial telephone numbers, the 132FW must change the current 3-digit dialing
  • It’s on - ORI Phase I, 1-6 Oct 10 “Yes we can!”

    The 132d Fighter Wing will have an opportunity, less than a year from now, to demonstrate our Excellence as a premier Air National Guard Fighter Wing. The goal is an "EXCELLENT" rating in the Phase I Operational Readiness Inspection (ORI) scheduled for 1 - 6 October 2010 and we are working as a Team to accomplish this objective. The inspection
  • 132 FW History Initiative

    With an ORI looming on the horizon, again its time to dust off the "chem" gear and start cleaning out offices, closets, and cubby holes. There is no denying the fact that there is excess stuff to be found, sorted and disposed of before the inspectors arrive. So to help everyone remember that one person's junk is another's treasure, the 132 FW will
  • Renew yourself spiritually!

    On February 2, 2010 we celebrated Groundhog Day. We waiting eagerly and patiently to see if Punxsutawney Phil would see his shadow or not. To my disappointment and others we will be getting six more weeks of winter. Honestly, I'm really not looking forward to that because it just seems like winter this year is lasting forever.By the way how are you