Veterans


Woods Equipment Company Recognized for Promoting Veteran Employment

Woods Equipment Company was awarded the Large Employer of Veterans Award from the Veterans Employment & Education Commission of The American Legion. The company was nominated by the Robert C.A. Carlson American Legion Post 1207....


NJDOL Grants $1.2M to Support Women, Minority Vets in Construction Trades

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has announced $1.2 million in available funding through the Helmets to Hardhats for Women and Minority Veterans Program (H2HWMVP). Helmets to Hardhats (H2H) is a national nonprofit program to help reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military members connect with career–training opportunities in the construction industry....


Multiyear Partnership With the Caterpillar Foundation Will Support Expanded Veteran Workforce Development Initiative

The Manufacturing Institute, the workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, announced a $2.25 million grant from the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc....


Mack Defense Donates Proceeds from Mack Anthem Camo Diecast Sales to Fisher House Foundation

Mack Defense in cooperation with Mack Trucks announced a multiyear partnership with Fisher House Foundation in which proceeds from the Mack Anthem Digi Camo diecast model sales will be donated to the nonprofit serving military and veterans families....


VIDEO: Doosan Bobcat, Wounded Warrior Project Present U.S. Army Veteran With New Bobcat Compact Track Loader

Doosan Bobcat North America, in partnership with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), presented U.S. Army veteran Andrew Long with a new Bobcat R-Series T76 compact track loader and 80-in. bucket attachment, together valued at nearly $90,000....


Crews Work on Veterans Medical Site

Construction crews in Birmingham, Ala., are working to complete a facility designed to better serve local veterans. The Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center mental health clinic will combine services into one location when it opens late next year....


$23M Veterans Housing Project Starting in New Jersey

Federal, state, county and local officials joined executives from a Massachusetts developer and the non-profit Soldier On to celebrate the start of construction on a $23 million, 70-unit apartment community in Tinton Falls, N.J....


Vietnam Vet Memorial Wall Under Construction in Fall River

A Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall that'll be 80 percent of the size of the original memorial wall that opened in Washington, D.C., in 1982 is being built in Fall River, Mass. Scheduled to be completed before Veterans Day on Nov....


UMA Geotechnical Construction Earns SDVOSB and NC HUB Designations

UMA, a North Carolina-based geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, announced its newly acquired designations of both Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and North Carolina Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)....


JCB Launches Employee Veterans Club in North America

On Veterans Day 2019, JCB North America launched its new Veterans Club to recognize and support JCB employees who have served, or who currently serve, in the armed forces. Current JCB employees have served in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, National Guard and Navy, as well as the British and Brazilian armies; together they make up more than 12 percent of the company's more than 700 employees in North America....






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