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  • Members of the 132d Wing participate in annual Easter celebration.

    The 132d Wing (132WG), Des Moines, Iowa hosted its annual Easter Celebration outside of the Dining Facility of the 132WG on Saturday, April 11, 2015.Members of the 132WG and their families participated in a variety of activities including face painting, crafts, bounce houses, photos with the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt.Kids of all ages
  • 132d Wing formally recognizes the official activation of the 132d ISR Group

    The 132d Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR) Group was honored on Saturday, March 7, 2015 during a ceremony held at the 132d Wing (132WG), Des Moines, Iowa, which formally recognized the Group's official activation. ISR Group and Squadron guidons were passed to the Group Commander and each of the Squadron Commanders, which represented
  • 132d Wing officially opens the doors to its new off-base Recruiting Operation Center.

    The 132d Wing (132WG), Des Moines, Iowa celebrated the opening of its new off-base Recruiting Operation Center during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the Recruiting Operation Center's new location on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.The 132WG Recruiting Operation Center is located at 7205 Vista Drive Suite 100, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266; it is the first
  • Science Center makes Family Connection

         In December the Science Center of Iowa was host to Military Family Connection night sponsored by the Child and Youth Program of the Iowa National Guard.  All branches of military and family members were given exclusive access to the center along with dinner provided in the cafeteria.  The evening included a scavenger hunt, craft a cover for an
  • Three Members from the 132d Wing Awarded 2015 Iowa ANG Outstanding Airmen of the Year Award

    On Wednesday, January 7, 2015, the Iowa Air National Guard Outstanding Airmen of the Year Board convened at Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa.  Results of the board were brought to the Adjutant General of Iowa, Maj. Gen. Timothy Orr, and he has given his approval.  We are proud to share the news that three airmen from 132d Wing (132WG) have been
  • Don't Ignore the Symptoms

    On December 22, 2013 I went in to my civilian job as a Firefighter.  At home the night before I was not feeling well, and was debating if I should stay home sick.  I had flu like symptoms and thought I might be coming down with a cold, but I thought I felt good enough to go to work Once at work I started morning checks of the trucks and medical
  • 132nd Fighter Wing Past-Present & Future

    What started as just a dream to a group of World War I pilots back in 1925 has developed, expanded and transitioned into the Iowa National Guard's 132nd Fighter Wing of today. It took this original group six failed requests, frequent trips to Washington DC and 16 years before federal recognition was granted by National Guard Bureau. Finally, on 25
  • 132nd Fighter Wing Serves up Disaster Relief

    In a disaster every second counts for first responders. Firefighters, search and rescue, and medical professionals get to the scene as soon as possible to ensure that the citizens are being helped. In many situations the first responders find themselves in so much wreckage that one of their own basic necessities is not available, Food. Working long
  • Iowa Air Guardsmen Train for Disaster Relief

    Severe weather is on the forefront of all of our minds as we see the destruction caused by tornados in recent weeks. However, the Iowa Air National Guard is always prepared to fulfill their role in disaster relief. They recently trained with members of the Nebraska Air and Army National Guard to practice their search, recovery and decontamination
  • Iowa’s Counterdrug Task Force is Excelling in a Time of Financial Adversity

    The Iowa Counterdrug Task Force has provided invaluable support to civilian authorities since 1994. It started as a small aviation task force that would do flyovers to find marijuana fields. Since then, Counterdrug has evolved into a powerhouse of training and educational resources for military, law enforcement, and other civilian agencies involved