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Helmets To Hardhats

Helmets to Hardhats, apprenticeship program help vets work after service

Helmets to Hardhats, apprenticeship program help vets work after service

PORTAGE | With a father and grandfather in the industry, David Brightwell Jr. knew at an early age he wanted to work as an ironworker. After serving in the Army, he has followed in their footsteps to become the third generation of his family with the Iron Workers Local 395.

March 09, 2013 11:35 pm Photos

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Helmets to Hardhats: Placing soldiers in good jobs

CROWN POINT | The unemployment rate for Gulf War-era II veterans - meaning all those who have served since 2001 - is considerably higher than non-veterans at 11.9% compared to 8.7%. Programs like the Helmets to Hardhats organization and the Iron Workers Local 395 Apprenticeship Program are w…

January 30, 2013 5:27 pm
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