Earlier this month the MiLL (Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab) held an Open House for the Wounded Warriors.
Colorado Springs has a strong military presence with five military bases and a very active branch of the Wounded Warriors Project. The Warriors were given tours of the training center and demonstrations on the various machines. Dean Mattson welcomes these unsung heroes to the MiLL to learn high demand skills and earn certifications while volunteering in the classroom. They will be certified through the nationally recognized WCA (Woodwork Career Alliance).
The MiLL is also partnering with the local community colleges to offer college level courses next semester awarding a one year certificate or a two year associate’s degree allowing veterans to use their G.I. bill benefits. The goal is to get as many of our Warriors as we can to be trained at the MiLL exposing them to potential jobs and rewarding careers in advanced manufacturing. The MiLL is proud to be able to serve these dedicated men and women who have served their country honorably and selflessly.
The MiLL plans to hold more open house events for the Wounded Warrior Project. Please contact the MiLL if you would like to be involved in supporting or hiring these Warriors.