GE, Boeing participate in program to teach vets job skills

10/24/2013 | Army Times

A coalition of more than 450 manufacturing companies, including General Electric, Boeing and Lockheed Martin, is helping train veterans for jobs as part of the "Get Skills to Work" program, highlighted at the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting in Washington. Training includes basic manufacturing skills and higher-level jobs such as welding, pipefitting and machining. "We can't guarantee jobs, but we want to give them the skills they need," said GE's Kris Urbauer, program manager of veterans initiatives.

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