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These operational changes  are reflective of the suggested guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and the Iowa Department of Public Health. The City is committed to protecting its employees and citizens during this pandemic. View additional information on the City of Ankeny response and updates at

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    What is Home Base Ankeny?

    The Home Base Iowa initiative is a non-profit, private-public partnership that will connect servicemen and women to the many job opportunities available with Iowa businesses. Recently Ankeny, Iowa has been designated a Home Base Iowa community.  Home Base Ankeny not only will provide veterans with the resources they need to find employment, but also will welcome them into a vibrant and growing community as they transition into civilian life. Currently, Iowa’s unemployment rate is around four percent, but businesses need skilled workers. This program helps connect these businesses with qualified veterans looking for career opportunities. Countless resources help veterans and their families with education and in transitioning to a new community with focused support and individuals who want to help. For more information about the Home Base Iowa program, please click here.

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    Opportunities for Veterans in Ankeny

    If you're a veteran looking to take advantage of Home Base Ankeny and make Iowa your home, please fill out the Home Base Iowa veteran profile.  

    Post your resume to the Home Base Iowa resume database

    Search available job opportunities.

    Incentives Package

    Volunteers for Home Base Ankeny have worked hard to put together an incentives package for veterans and their families to locate to Ankeny. View the available incentives. If you're an Ankeny business interested in adding to our incentives package, please email Lindsay Fox at Find extensive statewide veteran resources

    Getting Involved

    Home Base Ankeny is heavily reliant on volunteers doing everything from recruiting businesses to be Home Base Ankeny businesses, to meeting with veterans and their families when they're in Ankeny to learn more about the community.

    Interested in becoming a volunteer? Contact Lindsay Fox at to learn more about volunteer opportunities within the program.

    To sign up to receive more information and ongoing communications about Home Base Iowa, please contact Lindsay Fox at or 515-965-6431.