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  • Alaska ANG members network at 132d Wing’s DTOC

    Four members of the Alaska Air National Guard (AANG) from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska visited the Distributed Training and Operations Center (DTOC) at the 132d Wing here in Des Moines, Iowa on May 22, 2018, to take a tour, discuss mission scenarios and view training events.Distributed Mission

  • 132d Med Group participates in Eagle 6 exercise in Kosovo

    Members of the 132d Medical Group took part in field training exercise Eagle 6 in Pristina, Kosovo from April 28 to May 13, 2018 with members of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF).  The purpose of the exercise was for KSF and Iowa National Guard members to work together and practice important skills in

  • 132d Wing hosts RPA DMO conference

    The 132d Wing hosted a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) demonstration conference here March 20-21, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. The goal of the conference was to bring together all of the RPA training stakeholders and provide them with firsthand knowledge of the newly developed distributed training

  • 132d Wing members enhance deployment readiness at Sentry Aloha

    Hawaii. A beautiful island paradise full of scenic ocean and mountain views, pleasant tropical breezes and piña coladas. What the members of the 132d Wing were preparing for though is anything but pleasant. Throughout the beautiful island, gas masks were being donned, weapons readied, sleeves rolled

  • 233d IS and 132d ISS welcome new commanders

    The 233d Intelligence Squadron (IS) and the 132d Intelligence Support Squadron (ISS) at the 132nd Wing in Des Moines, Iowa welcomed new commanders on January 6, 2018, during a change and assumption of command ceremony.Lt. Col. Alexandra Greenfield relinquished command of the 233d IS to Major Zachary

  • 132d Wing wins 12th Outstanding Unit Award

    On December 31, 2017, the National Guard Bureau, Washington DC, announced that the 132d Wing in Des Moines, Iowa received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (AFOUA).  This is the unit’s 12th AFOUA since the Air Force began issuing the honor in 1954. The evaluation period for this award was from

  • Col. Chidley assumes command of 132d Wing

    Col. Mark Chidley assumed command of the 132d Wing on January 6, 2018 at the 132d Wing in Des Moines, Iowa. His predecessor, Col. Shawn Ford, relinquished command after accepting a new position as the Adjutant General of Air for the Iowa Air National Guard. Ford served as the 132d Wing commander for

  • 132d Wing partnership with APEX builds next generation skills

    The 132d Wing and Aspiring Professionals Experience (APEX) became partners in July 2017 for the purpose of mentorship and professional skills development. On December 20, 2017, members of the 132d Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Group’s outreach team visited the Waukee Interactive Learning

  • Iowa ANG Career Informational Session visits Offutt Air Force Base

    On August 30th, 2017 The 55th Wing’s Vice Wing Commander, Colonel David Berg hosted the Iowa Air National Guard (IA ANG), 132d Wing’s career information briefing team at Offutt AFB.  The IA ANG Team led by Lt. Col. Todd “Freak” Miller, Lt Col Jason “Gozer” Mountain, Capt Mike Gryczka, SMSgt Jennifer

  • 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,