Now in its second year, the Transition to Trades program trains transitioning soldiers in a trade, then either hires them at Hiller or helps them find new employment in the civilian workforce across the U.S.
Casey Harrison, his wife Crystal, and their three daughters were living in an Independence, Missouri, home in need of repairs before getting a Military Makeover from the Lifetime Network reality television show. For the past two years, Goodman has partnered with local HVAC dealers to support Military Makeover by installing energy-efficient HVAC systems in veterans’ homes.
Launched Aug. 15, the SMART Heroes Program was established to provide free sheet metal industry training to enlisted U.S. Military men and women who plan to enter civilian life within the year, thereby assisting in a successful transition into the civilian workforce.
Company awards five $1,000 scholarships to veterans for training
July 4, 2016
The Dwyer Group has been active in helping military veterans as the originator of the VetFran program that offers veterans a discount on the purchase of a franchise. Now the franchisor of trade service brands announced it is awarding five veterans a $1,000 scholarship for franchise training or other franchise opening costs.
Organization has awarded more than $2 million in discounts to 374 veterans who have become franchise owners
February 24, 2016
The Dwyer Group Inc., one of the largest franchising companies of trade service brands including the Aire Serv® heating and cooling brand, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of VetFran, a program started by the company’s late founder Don Dwyer Sr. as a pathway to business ownership for military veterans.
The shortage of well-trained HVAC technicians has plagued the industry for years and projections insist the problem isn’t going away anytime soon. However, many are finding qualified, desciplined help from those who once donned uniforms decorated with different badges and stripes.
Camp Pendleton Has Started; Fort Carson and Naval Station Norfolk to Begin This Spring
February 25, 2015
The first class of Marine trainees at Camp Pendleton have graduated from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) solar job training pilot program, which is aimed at preparing service members for careers in the solar industry as solar photovoltaic (PV) system installers, sales representatives, system inspectors, and other jobs.