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Status and Demographic Content

State Details

Latest Status
Licensing Compacts (Dental and Dental Hygienist Compact): Iowa Governor Signed Final Legislation
Demographic Data

State residents include:

  • 1,333 active-duty service members
  • 633 active-duty spouses
  • 1,384 active-duty children
  • 13,333 National Guard and reserve members
  • 5,944 National Guard and reserve spouses
  • 9,943 National Guard and reserve children

Data source: DMDC, Dec. 31, 2022.

Regional Liaison

  • Michelle Richart
    Midwest Regional Liaison
    Midwest Region
    CO, IA, KS, ND, NE, SD
    Ms. Richart became Midwest region liaison in 2023. Prior to joining the DSLO, she practiced law in the defense, corporate and nonprofit sectors and volunteered in a variety of military family advocacy and policy positions. Ms. Richart is a military spouse and graduate of the Nebraska College of Law.

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State-Specific Progress on Key Issues and Sub-Issues
See the latest status on legislation and policies being advanced in this state on key issues important to military families. Find quick access to this state’s regional liaison, along with demographic data for the military community in this state.

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Emeritus Issues

No issues are currently in this status.