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Bayside veteran finds electrical career through apprenticeship program

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Nov. 10, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan After leaving active duty, many veterans find themselves stumped at their next steps especially when it comes to picking a career.  Dylan DeBrosse spent four years in the Air Force where he was deployed to Germany and worked in air transportation at the Department of Defense’s busiest air terminal. When he stepped back into civilian life in 2020, the Long Island native moved to Rosedale and found himself delivering pizzas and picking up shifts as a barback. Then he heard about a union electrician apprenticeship opportunity this time last year.  “I said, ‘absolutely.’ Just…
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MTA providing shuttle from 7 train to traveling Vietnam War Memorial replica in Flushing Meadows Corona Park


Sep. 26, 2023 By Bill Parry The MTA is working with the NYC Department of Veterans’ Affairs to provide shuttle bus service between the Mets-Willets Point 7 train station and Flushing Meadows Corona Park for all those wishing to visit the “The Wall that Heals,” a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., that honors the more than three million Americans who served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam conflict. “We are excited to partner with the MTA while The Wall That Heals is on display in Flushing Meadows Corona Park,” Department of Veterans’ Services…
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