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  • 132nd Wing trains in Hawaii to support future contingency operations

    On February 11, 2017, roughly 40 members of the 132nd Wing consisting of Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), Safety and Finance participated in a 15 day Deployment for Training (DFT) opportunity at the 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard (HANG) at Hickam Field, Hawaii.“It is important for me, as a Logistics Planner, to ensure our unit members are
  • Cub Scout Pack 95 visits the 132d Wing

    13 Cub Scouts of Pack 95 visited the 132d Wing on Saturday March 4, 2017 to learn more about the Air National Guard’s role and mission.         The scouts toured the base, learned about the wing’s missions and received safety demonstrations from 132d Airmen.        “I wanted them to them gain some experience on how the military helps the nation and
  • 132nd Wing hosts Individual Ready Reserve Muster

    The 132nd Wing hosted a regional Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) Muster as part of the annual national call-up on June 24 at the Des Moines Airbase, Des Moines, Iowa.    Approximately 117 IRR members consisting of former Air Force Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve servicemembers attended the Muster. They traveled from all over the Midwest
  • 132nd Wing celebrates its legacy during 75th anniversary celebration

        The 132nd Wing, Iowa Air National Guard celebrated its 75th anniversary on Saturday, June 11 at the Des Moines Airbase, Des Moines, Iowa.    The event, attended by hundreds of current Airmen, families and alumni, featured multiple static aircraft displays from different generations of flight, children's activities, a college fair, and a
  • 132d Cyber Operations Squadron SATAF- "Best Seen To Date."

    SATAF stands for Site Activation Task Force.  It's comprised of a team of functional experts from National Guard Bureau (NGB) or a MAJCOM. This past January the 132d COS was host to a SATAF. The SATAF team was made up of SME's from Facilities, Communications, Manpower, Operations, Training, Resources and Equipment.  Their purpose is to assist with
  • SAPR Refresher Training keeps Victim Advocates up-to-date

              The Iowa National Guard hosted Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Refresher Training on March 3rd and 4th at Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa. The training was offered to allow SAPR Victim Advocates (VA) to attain their 16 hours of refresher training in order to maintain their Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate
  • 132nd Medical Group 'MEDHAWKS' garner national recognition through innovative medical care

    DES MOINES AIRBASE, Iowa - The 132nd Medical Group "MEDHAWKS" were recognized with a national-level award at its base clinic during a recent visit by Brig. Gen. Christopher J. Knapp, the Air National Guard (ANG) Assistant to the Command Surgeon - Air Combat Command.The 132nd Wing received the Outstanding Achievement in Innovation - Team Category
  • Civilian plays vital role in shaping 132d Wing

    On the gym floor in the Exchange building Nick Jarosh, Fitness Instructor and Owner of Nick Jarosh Fitness, gives an encouraging shout, "let's get ready" as he walks by each airman smacking high fives as they warm-up before the start of the workout. Six years ago, Nick wasn't even thinking about having a regular workout program at the 132d Wing.
  • 132nd Wing Welcomes Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds for tour of Wing's capabilities

    The 132nd Wing, Iowa Air National Guard welcomed Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds to the Des Moines, Iowa airbase on June 9, for a tour of the Wing's capabilities. This visit included a visual demonstration of the Wing's domestic operations capabilities and a brief of the Wing's three missions -- Intelligence
  • ANG Leadership Visits 132d Wing

    During a rare visit by the Director of the Air National Guard (DANG) and the Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air National Guard (CCM ANG), the two said they were proud of what the Des Moines 132d Wing had accomplished.Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke III and Chief Master Sgt. James W. Hotaling were the keynote speakers for the Wing's resiliency