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This page is meant to provide an informative, engaging community where active service members, veterans, employees and civilians working in advanced manufacturing can discuss accelerating skills training for U.S. veterans; helping veterans and employers translate military skills to in-demand advanced manufacturing positions; and empowering employers with tools to recruit, onboard and mentor veterans. While we encourage your comments, photos, videos and links, it's important to note that third-party postings to the Get Skills to Work Facebook page are not representative of the opinions of Alcoa, the Atlantic Council, Boeing, Futures Inc, the Gary Sinise Foundation, GE, Institute for Veterans and Military Families, LinkedIn, Lockheed Martin, the Manufacturing Institute, TechShop. As part of our commitment to you, we will do our best to ensure that the content on this page remains relevant and positive. However, since we can't monitor every posting or conversation, we realize that the occasional objectionable post will pop up from time to time. We therefore reserve the right to remove postings that are:
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