Operation Next Gives Servicemen and Women, and Their Families, Opportunities for Employment
April 12, 2023
America’s debt to its veterans and their families is immeasurable. A new program at Highlands College works to help connect families who have sacrificed so much with careers in the welding industry and CNC machining industry.
Operation Next is a program that provides free welding or CNC certification and training to veterans or immediate family members. It’s a program that fills a gap for military families. While the veteran unemployment rate was 2.5% in February 2023, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Defense surveys note that rates of unemployment for spo...