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House Approves National Guard Tuition Assistance

By |2012-01-26T12:33:14-05:00January 26th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Featured, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

The Iowa House approved a bipartisan bill today to prevent a tuition hike on National Guard members who are back in college this year. Last week, House Democrats pushed Republicans to approve the bill quickly and end the uncertainty for National Guard students.  The bill was approved by the Senate last week and now goes to [...]

Democrats Urge Quick Action on National Guard Tuition Help

By |2012-01-17T16:11:14-05:00January 17th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Budget, Featured, Public Safety, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , , |

House Democrats today encouraged Republicans to take quick action on two bills to prevent tuition hikes on national guard members and improve safety at Iowa’s correctional institutions. “House Democrats are ready to take swift action this week and stop the tuition hike on national guard members. We are ready to work with Republicans and get the [...]

Veterans Day at the Capitol is Wednesday, January 18th

By |2012-01-12T10:59:38-05:00January 12th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Session Information, Featured, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , , , , |

The annual Veterans Day at the Capitol is coming up on Wednesday, January 18th. All service members, veterans, and their families are welcomed and encouraged to attend. The day will give Iowans concerned about veteran’s issues a chance to meet with their legislators and other veterans. The Iowa Veterans Coalition sponsors the Day at the Capitol, [...]

National Guard to Celebrate 375th Year

By |2011-12-06T14:12:51-05:00December 6th, 2011|Categories: Featured, Recent News, Veterans|

In celebration of the National Guard’s 375th birthday, the Iowa National Guard will host an observance on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m., Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Camp Dodge, 7105 NW 70th Dr., Johnston. The  festivities include a program about the history of the Iowa National Guard, followed by a birthday cake-cutting ceremony. The origin [...]

Veterans Day Events Honoring Those Who Serve

By |2011-11-10T12:18:25-05:00November 10th, 2011|Categories: Featured, Recent News, Veterans|

Tomorrow we celebrate all those who have served and fought for our country. To show our gratitude there are a number of great events being held all across Iowa. Des Moines: Larry Nehring Detachment Marine Corps League Veterans Day Program, 11 Nov 2011 10:00 am, Iowa State Capitol Grounds (Between Korea & Vietnam Memorials, Southeast Side [...]

House Honors WWII Veterans

By |2011-04-18T15:11:53-05:00April 18th, 2011|Categories: Featured, Recent News, Veterans|Tags: , , , |

On Monday, April 18th at 1:00PM the Iowa House of Representatives passed House Resolution 39 to honor Iowa World War II veterans.  The Resolution commemerated the 70th anniversary year of the beginning of the World War II.  After the Resolution passed, the House of Representatives said thank you to the many veterans present by hosting a ceremony in [...]

Iowa Meets Defense Department’s Priority List

By |2010-05-28T09:01:46-05:00May 28th, 2010|Categories: Veterans|

Supporting military families was a priority of the Iowa Legislature in 2010.  After the Governor signed the final pieces of legislation in April, Iowa became the first state in the nation to complete the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) top quality of life issues for military families regarding education, health care, employment, custody issues, and voting. [...]

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