Workshop for Warriors, a local nonprofit in San Diego, Calif. that trains veterans for jobs in manufacturing, has received the 2015 Excellence in Welding Award from the American Welding Society and WEMCO, an Association of Welding Manufacturers. The program provides free classes for U.S. Military veterans in welding, fabrication, machining, computer-aided design and manufacture, and machinery repair. Since 2011, the program has had nearly 200 graduates. Graduates earn certifications from the American Welding Society and the National Institute of Metalworking Skills along with certifications from Mastercam and SolidWorks for CAD/CAM programming. The next 16-week program starts Jan. 4, 2016. For more information, visit the Workshop for Warriors website at workshopsforwarriors.org or call (619) 550-1620.
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