'Heroes MAKE America' inaugural class to graduate at Fort Riley
The program arms transitioning service members with skills to secure a career in manufacturing
The National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Manufacturing Institute, Fort Riley Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program, and the Washburn Institute of Technology will host a graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of the Institute’s Heroes MAKE America program Friday, March 16, at Fort Riley, Kansas. The Institute will also announce expansion plans for the Heroes MAKE America program.
Heroes MAKE America is a 10-week career training program that arms transitioning service members with the skills needed to secure a rewarding career in manufacturing.
Heroes MAKE America gives manufacturers direct access to industry-qualified veteran candidates, reducing on-the-job training expenses while supporting our nation’s heroes during their transition to civilian employment.
Heroes MAKE America is supported by world-class companies like Walmart, Cooper-Standard, Parker Hannifin Corporation and the Arconic Foundation. Heroes MAKE America gives manufacturers direct access to qualified veteran candidates with workplace skills, reduces on the job training expenses, enhances job productivity, and supports our nation’s heroes during their transition to civilian employment. To get involved and to learn more about this program, email Heroes@nam.org.