Helping Veterans Go From Helmets to Hardhats

Helping Veterans Go From Helmets to Hardhats

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helmets-to-hardhats-nbc.jpgThe group Helmets to Hardhats is turning soldiers into builders, pipefitters and boilermakers. Last year more than 20,000 soldiers applied for the program. So far, nearly 2,000 have been hired and trained for careers.

Unions are welcoming the vets and the federal government is providing more funding to help more returning soldiers leave their war years behind.

Watch the Making a Difference video below, or at MSNBC

 

 

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