Recent News & Updates

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Iowa Wild Military Appreciation Night

The Iowa Wild is reaching out to Military Organizations in regards to their Military Appreciation Night, Friday, January 18th, 2019. The Wild take on the Ontario Reign at 7 PM in Wells Fargo Arena, downtown Des Moines. Below is a flyer that has the link to the free...

2019 Legislative Day

Please Join Us The Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs invites you to join us for the annual Veterans Day at the Capitol. You will have an opportunity to meet with your elected officials and discuss key issues affecting our Iowa veterans. A number of veteran-related...

Dave Klingensmith

The Department of Iowa regrets to inform you of the death of Past Department Commander Dave Klingensmith. From Rohde Funeral Home's website: KINGSLEY, IOWA: David "Bud" J. Klingensmith, 91, of Kingsley, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at his residence. A...

2019 Sales Tax Changes

Sales Tax Communication Points for The Department of Iowa Beginning February 1, 2019, Emblem Sales will be collecting sales taxes on purchases from Iowa. The following are key points regarding Emblem Sales’ collection of Iowa sales tax: Due to changes in Federal and...