The additional TechShop training packages, online tool expansions, and 190 new GSTW members were announced today at the GE Veterans Network (GEVN) National Summit, which was established to bring greater visibility to GE's veterans and highlight what the private sector can do to support U.S.
Gary Sinise, actor/humanitarian, founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation and a GE partner in the GSTW program, said, 'Simply put, veteran hiring is a matter of supply and demand.
With support from its partners and growing member base, the GSTW program will help 15,000 veterans translate military experience to corresponding advanced manufacturing opportunities.
In addition to adding new partners, the GSTW coalition also announced today:
The GSTW coalition partnered with the Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) Center for Innovation to offer veteran skills training through TechShop.
Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Schmiegel (ret.), executive director of Hiring Our Heroes, said, 'As thousands of service members return home each month, the GSTW coalition is building a pipeline of U.S.
The new partnership with the GSTW
coalition was announced today at GE Garages, a month-long fab lab at Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) that invites participants to explore the future of advanced manufacturing through curated speaker programs, panels and hands-on experiences with high-grade equipment such as 3D printing and laser cutters.