The mission of INGOA is to promote, foster & provide continued and improved benefits that will enhance the well being of active and retired personnel in the Iowa National Guard. INGOA represents all Iowa National Guard personnel, Army, Air, and Retirees.
INGOA supports other state and federal organizations and associations that favor support to the Iowa National Guard. Additionally, INGOA engages in charitable, educational, benevolent, and civic programs; to include but not limited to: the Family Readiness Program and the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum. INGOA also supports community activities that promote and enhance the image of the Iowa National Guard; the Adjutant General’s Summer Concert Series, etc.
INGOA recognizes and supports the ever-increasing role and readiness posture that has been levied upon today’s reserve forces. Therefore, the Association is committed to defending the issues, which support our soldier’s well being, and alert to the legislative changes that threaten the existing status
The purpose of the Iowa National Guard Officer’s Association is to:
1) Promote and support the National Guard of the State of Iowa in furtherance of its mission, both Federal and State;
2) Foster and improve the status and relationship of the National Guard of the State of Iowa with governmental agencies at all levels within the State, and the general public;
3) Promote and work with the National Guard Association of the United States in its program and activities with the intent to improve the readiness and capabilities of the Army and Air National Guard of the United States as a component of the Armed Forces of the United States.
For more about what we do and some of the programs we offer visit the links on the left-hand side of this page.