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December 18, 2008

New program trains vets for construction jobs

  • The pilot program just finished in Lacey. Another class is planned in February at the same location.
    Journal Staff Reporter

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    Neal Borchert of Miller Welding addresses the first Veterans in Piping class, which ended earlier this month.

    WHEN National Guardsman Bill Gaertner returned to Bremerton in June after a year of deployment to Iraq and Kuwait, he expected to return to a civilian job in warehouse operations. But before he got home, he learned about a pilot program starting in Lacey that would train him for a career in construction.

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