The Solar Ready Vets program at Hill Air Force Base will begin training the first class of 24 veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce Feb 1. Hill is the fourth base to implement the program, which is already underway at Camp Pendleton, California; Fort Carson, Colorado; and Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia; and has already delivered 150 military veterans ready-to-begin careers in the solar energy career field. The Department of Energy (DoE) is working with the Department of Defense to expand Solar Ready Vets to a total of 10 military bases by late spring 2016. The classes are paid for by the DOE during the startup phase and funding for continuing classes can be paid for by the members' GI Bill benefits. For more information, visit the DoE website.
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