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Veterans Day 2015: Ceremonies and events

On this Veterans Day, we salute our Veterans and extend our gratitude for their service. They are our relatives, friends, neighbors and co-workers. These individuals committed to a cause larger than their own and accepted the challenge to defend our Nation.

Find Veterans Day 2015 ceremonies and events below. Don’t see your communities? List it in the comments and we will post it here.

2015 Veterans Day Ceremonies at VA National Cemeteries

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System East Campus (Tuskegee, AL) – Central Alabama Veterans HCS will hold a Veterans Day Program and Dedication of the Vietnam Veterans monument recently placed on the grounds of the Montgomery Campus by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 607. Local Community leaders and Maxwell Air Force leadership will participate in the event.Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center (Tuscaloosa, AL) – Veterans Day Program co-sponsored by the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Cente…
DOL Study Finds Substantially Higher Earnings for those  Who Participate in Registered Apprenticeship
– Up to $240,037 over Lifetime Individuals who complete a Registered Apprenticeship program will earn substantially higher wages over their lifetime according to a study released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.  The study, An Effectiveness Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Registered Apprenticeship in 10 States, found that over a career of 36 years, participants who completed the Registered Apprenticeship program had average earnings gains of nearly a quarter million dollars ($240,037, increasing to $301,533 with employer benefits added) compared to non participants.
What is Registered Apprenticeship?
Introduction The Registered Apprenticeship system has been utilized to meet the needs of America's skilled workforce for over 75 years. It is a unique, flexible training system that combines job related technical instruction with structured on-the-job learning experiences. Registered Apprenticeship is a leader in preparing American workers to compete in a global 21st Century economy because the system keeps pace with advancing technologies and innovations in training and human resource development.

The Registered Apprenticeship system provides the opportunity for workers seeking high-skilled, high- paying jobs and for employers seeking to build a qualified workforce. In this regard, the Registered Apprenticeship system effectively meets the needs of both employers and workers.
Registered Apprenticeship is highly active in traditional industries such as construction and manufacturing, but it is also instrumental in the training and…

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