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Top Manufacturer Announces $1 Million Fund for Servicemember Training

Fort Hood, TX – On November 13, the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Manufacturing Institute will announce a $1 million investment by a major Texas manufacturer in its Heroes MAKE America servicemember training program. The announcement will be made at a Celebration of Veterans luncheon reception to recognize the service of our nation’s military members. The event will also highlight the accomplishments of the soldiers who have registered for or graduated from the Heroes program.

WHAT:  Celebration of Veterans luncheon featuring announcement of a $1 million investment in Heroes MAKE America servicemember training program
WHO: Carolyn Lee, executive director, The Manufacturing Institute

Retired Maj. Gen. Ken Cox, chief operating officer, Workforce Solutions of Central Texas

WHEN:           Tuesday, November 13, 2018

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST

WHERE:           Club Hood
28218 Wainwright Dr.
Fort Hood, TX 76544
RSVP: [email protected]


The Manufacturing Institute is the social impact arm of the National Association of Manufacturers. We drive programs and research to promote modern manufacturing and jumpstart new approaches to growing manufacturing talent. For more information, please visit


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs more than 12 million men and women, contributes $2.25 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, has the largest economic impact of any major sector and accounts for more than three-quarters of private-sector research and development. The NAM is the powerful voice of the manufacturing community and the leading advocate for a policy agenda that helps manufacturers compete in the global economy and create jobs across the United States. For more information about the Manufacturers or to follow us on Shopfloor, Twitter and Facebook, please visit

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