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  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,