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December 12, 2013

Veterans find battlefield skills valuable in the ‘managed chaos' of construction

  • The federal government sets aside 3% of its contracts for service disabled veteran companies.
  • By LUCY BODILLY
    Special to the Journal

    Photo courtesy of Washington Patriot Construction [enlarge]
    Washington Patriot Construction is working on a $13.9 million project at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton that installs a ground-source heat pump and renovates a barracks.

    Skills gained while in the military translate into success for local veteran-owned construction companies.


     
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