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  • 20th 9/11 Remembrance: Airmen of three eras reflect

    As the 20th Remembrance of the 9/11 attacks draw near, it is a reminder of how time marches on but the memories and lessons are forever. In the last 20 years, there are Airmen at the 132d Wing who were on call the day of the attacks, who joined because of what they saw and who were born after that fateful day. These are their unique perspectives on
  • Perseverance key to airman balancing school, athletics, military

    Q&A with Airman First Class Patricia Teggatz, 132d Force Support Squadron at the 132d Wing, Iowa Air National Guard in Des Moines, Iowa and former University of Iowa Track & Field athlete.Q: How did you hear about the 132d Wing and what was your reason for joining the military?TEGGATZ: I have long family lineage of military service. My two uncles,
  • Remembering Iowa’s Tuskegee Airmen

    The P-51 Mustang nicknamed "Dutchess Arlene" currently stands outside the front gate of the 132d Wing in Des Moines, Iowa. The aircraft was dedicated to Iowa Tuskegee Airmen in 2002.
  • 132d Wing member graduates ISU debt free with tuition assistance

    Tech. Sgt. David Heckman, a member of the 132d Wing’s Intelligence Squadron, recently graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in construction engineering. He did it debt free with the help of the Iowa Air National Guard.The Iowa National Guard Service Scholarship (INGSS) provides annual awards to Guard members who attend eligible Iowa
  • Financial literacy: Keeping Airmen on target

    Clare Long, the 132d Wing Airmen and Family Readiness Program Manager and accredited financial counselor (AFC), has been instrumental in providing financial advice and briefings to the Airmen of the Cyber Operations Squadron (COS). Long and Maj. Charles Schumacher, the director of operations at the 168th COS, organized briefings in which Long
  • Immigrant, Airman, Citizen

    Ever since he was a little kid, David Hernandez knew he wanted to be a part of the United States Air Force (USAF). Becoming a citizen opens up new opportunities for immigrants; and after a long journey, that included: graduating high school, marrying his wife, and the birth of his son, now Airman David Hernandez, is one of the 132d Wing Logistics
  • Going Full Circle

    It isn't often in life that we get the chance to leave the place we started, grow and advance, and make the return back to the original starting location. But for 2nd Lt. Nick Weiland, it is precisely what he did on his return trip to Spangdalhem Air Base, Germany.During his six-year career on active duty, half of his time was spent stationed in
  • Family, Patriotism motivate Air National Guard Spouse of the Year

    Three years ago Senior Airman Shane Marin, a targeteer with the 132d Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group (ISRG), made the decision that he wanted more than a paycheck, he wanted community, and to make an impact. He decided the military was where he could find that. Britny Marin, his high school sweetheart and wife, knew this
  • 132d Wing Airmen recognized at state capitol

    On January 17th, 2019, Maj. Gen. Timothy E. Orr, The Adjutant General for the Iowa National Guard, delivered his Condition of the Guard Address to the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly. The purpose of this assembly was to inform the representatives on the status of the Iowa National Guard, both Army and Air. During the assembly Orr recognized two 132d
  • Greenfield: Making the most of your opportunities

            Lt. Col. Alexandria Greenfield, 132d Intelligence Support Squadron commander, hosted a professional development seminar at the 132d Wing on October 14, 2018. Greenfield, who is retiring in December, shared stories of her career progression and the lessons she learned along the way. She highlighted three main talking points that included
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