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2014 Year-in-Review: 9,500 jobs pledged to veterans

January 20, 2015

Last year brought much success to the Home Base Iowa program, with many Iowa businesses and communities joining the effort. Today, more than 550 businesses and eight communities have received the Home Base Iowa designation. Iowa businesses also have pledged more than 9,500 jobs to veterans.

So far, 633 veterans have been hired through the program. Eight Iowa colleges and universities also became involved in the effort by joining the Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMP) program. No other state offers the same comprehensive approach to hiring Veterans as Iowa does through its Home Base Iowa program.

Recently the 2014 annual Military Report Card, published by Military Officers Association of America names Iowa as a “Top Military Friendly State.”



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