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Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center

Joint Munitions Command, 185th Regiment
7105 Northwest 70th Avenue, Johnston, IA 50131

Camp Dodge

Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center is a military installation in the city of Johnston, Iowa, located near the state capital of Des Moines, and spans across 4,400 acres.  It serves as the headquarters of the Iowa National Guard.  Camp Dodge focuses on providing robust training resources and capabilities for military, law enforcement, and government agencies. In addition to traditional and simulation training resources, Camp Dodge offers significant sustainment training assets through the National Maintenance Training Center, Iowa Ordinance Training Regiment, 185th Regional Training Institute, and the Mission Training Complex.

Arriving at Camp Dodge

The closest airport to Camp Dodge is Des Moines International Airport located 22.75 miles away. 


Directions rom the Des Moines International Airport:

  • Depart the Des Moines International Airport.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Fleur Dr, then turn RIGHT onto IA-5
  • Take ramp onto I-35 NORTH
  • Take I-35 NORTH to exit 129 (86th St. exit), then follow Camp Dodge signs
Base Population
Camp Dodge has 517 employees and can house up to 2,000 trainees at any given time.