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  • Air National Guard strikes hard in first ‘Combat Hammer’ exercise

     (EDITOR’S NOTE:  Due to ISR and 132nd Wing policy regarding the MQ-9, the last names of maintenance, operations and intelligence personnel are removed.) DUKE FIELD, Fla. – Airmen from multiple Air National Guard units of Texas, New York, Iowa, Ohio, California, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, and North Dakota supported and flew MQ-9 Reaper
  • 132d Wing members participate in ‘Clep-a-thon’

      Approximately 42 members of the 132d Wing will be testing at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa on November 10, 2017 as part of a ‘CLEP-a-thon.’ College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests assess the knowledge of subjects and skills learned over a lifetime and translates them into college credits. The credits can go towards any higher
  • 132d Wing activates new Cyberspace Operations Squadron

            The 168th Cyberspace Operations Squadron was officially activated on Sunday, November 05, 2017 at the 132d Wing in Des Moines, Iowa. Lt. Col.  Lawrence N. Yazzie accepted command and responsibility of the new squadron, which is the last of the three mission sets assigned to the wing to officially be stood up since the transition from the
  • 132d ISRG attends STEM festival

    Staff Sgt. Beth Rodas, 132 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group Outreach Team, attended the Northeast Iowa Family Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Festival in Oelwein, Iowa on October 12, 2017 where she represented 132d ISRG.At the event, Rodas interacted with approximately 200 fifth to eighth grade students
  • Air Force Academy cadets visit 132d Wing

    39 cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Squadron 29 from Colorado Springs, Colorado visited the 132d Wing in Des Moines, Iowa, September 16-17, 2017 as part of an Iowa National Guard tour.  The cadets also visited the 185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa and Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa. The cadets received mission briefings from
  • 132nd Wing tests ISRG capabilities in joint DOMOPS exercise

    Whether it’s a natural disaster or a missing person; the city, county or state government may call upon the Air National Guard for assistance. On August 24, 2017, the 132nd Wing conducted a joint Army and Air National Guard domestic operations (DOMOPS) training exercise along with the Civil Air Patrol at the Des Moines, Iowa.  The goal of the
  • 132d Wing leads through education second year in a row

    Education has increasingly become more important to the 132d Wing, which was evident last year when the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) released the 2015 rankings of about 90 Air National Guard (ANG) units. The 132d Wing was number one in CCAF’s awarded and the 185th Air Refueling Wing of Sioux City, Iowa was second.The CCAF awards an
  • Iowa Army, Air National Guard medics train with UK, Kosovo medical team

    Building on six years of partnership, Soldiers and Airmen of the Iowa National Guard together with members of the Medical Company (Medcoy) of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) participated in a two-week, multi-dimensional, medical training course and field training exercise this month at the Sustainment Training Center (STC) on Camp Dodge Joint
  • Medical Group welcomes new commander

    The 132nd Medical Group (MDG) at the 132nd Wing in Des Moines, Iowa welcomed a new commander on May 7, 2017, during a change of command ceremony.
  • 132d Wing Airman places in top three at Small Arms Championship

    Tech. Sgt. Matthew Waechter, 132d Operations Group, competed in the U.S. Army Small Arms Championship as part of the Iowa National Guard team at Fort Benning, Ga March 12-18.      Waechter and his three teammates (one other Airman and two Soldiers) took second place overall out of 35 teams competing. The teams consisted of active duty Army as well