Tagged: Military Training

Get Skills to Work Coalition to Train And Match 100,000 Veterans For High-Tech Manufacturing Jobs

GE, Manufacturing Institute, Alcoa Inc., Boeing and Lockheed Martin Launch Coalition to Train U.S Veterans for Jobs in Advanced Manufacturing Goal is to Train and Match 100,000 Veterans by 2015 Accelerated skills training program offered in ten states Online “badging” helps veterans translate military experience to civilian job opportunities GE and Institute for Veterans and Military Families to create employer… Read more

New Law Makes it Easier For Veterans to use Training in Private Sector

The Senate unanimously passed legislation last Friday that reduces red tape and helps our military veterans qualify for federal trade licenses. The Veteran Skills to Job Act is a step towards making military experience translate to the private sector more easily, hopefully impacting veteran unemployment numbers. “With 200,000 servicemen and women transitioning to the civilian workforce each year, we must… Read more

American Legion supports Obama’s plan to deploy veterans in battle to revive economy

American Legion supports Obama’s plan to deploy veterans to revive economy WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Pressing Congress to pass the American Jobs Act, which aims to reduce unemployment and stimulate U.S. productivity, President Barack Obama told a joint session of Congress Thursday evening to look to the nation’s veterans, who have fought with their lives to defend our… Read more