Six Veterans Complete WWFS Welding Training Program in November

November 10, 2021

Congratulations to class 3-21, on successfully completing the Veterans Welding Program. The course is a highly successful collaborative effort between United Auto Workers, Ford Motor Company and Wounded Warriors Family Support, diligently working together to get our Veterans trained and employed.  All six Veteran’s received their welding certification from the American Welding Society. The graduation was held 10 Nov 2021 at Technical Training Center, Lincoln Park, Michigan. 

Congratulations to Joel M., Nelson R., Steve S., Richard A., Edward M., and Wade Y.!

You can learn more about and apply for the Welding Training Program by visiting

United Automobile Workers & Ford Motor Company are leaders in developing a broad range of approaches to worker involvement and labor-management cooperation. These efforts, which have expanded and deepened over the years, have helped transform the Company in many ways. They have helped Ford plants gain recognition for being among the most productive in the world, and they have contributed to increased market share, improved economic performance, and enhanced employee development and work satisfaction.

The Ford and UAW joint initiatives are national and local. At both levels, they address matters of common concern in areas such as product quality, education, and development, employee involvement, team structures, work technical skills redesign, health and safety, ergonomics, employee assistance, apprenticeship, and labor-management studies. Learn more about UAW-Ford at

Wounded Warriors Family Support is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured, or killed during combat operations. This organization is run by combat veterans for combat veterans. Rated a four-star nonprofit by Charity Navigator, Wounded Warriors Family Support aids veterans and their families in healing the wounds that medicine cannot.

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