Through their service, veterans have already proven they share the values we hold dear as Iowans - hard work, leadership, and patriotism, among others. Home Base Iowa allows veterans to find the right job for them in Iowa, and to become a part of our communities. -Terry Branstad, Governor of Iowa

Welcome to Home Base Iowa

The comprehensive source for job services available to veterans.

The most sincere thank-you is an easy transition.

If you’re a veteran or know someone who is, we encourage you to bookmark this site. Home Base Iowa is here to help veterans find jobs, explore career paths, and make a smooth transition to civilian life in Iowa.

In an ideal world, someone who has mastered the challenges of military life would find countless opportunities back home. Home Base Iowa has developed this site to provide countless resources on opportunities in Iowa.

It’s an honor to assist you in any way. That’s why this site features job postings, links to job fairs, and up-to-date information about educational opportunities, National Guard recruiting, job training, and much more.

If you have questions, please call us at 855-9HB-IOWA (855-942-4692) or email us at

"Throughout history and present day, U.S. service members have bravely distinguished themselves through courage in combat and commitment to our country. Now, it’s our time to repay their selfless dedication. Home Base Iowa provides all veterans with the chance to explore a multitude of careers within our state. Veterans’ career opportunities are countless as more Iowa businesses and communities become actively involved with this public-private partnership."

- Kim Reynolds, Lt. Governor

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