Eight Soldiers enrolled in Fort Riley’s Career Skills Program will receive their Tower Technician certifications during a graduation ceremony, this week on Thursday.
Airstreams Renewables, Inc. offers a seven-week course, “Renewable Energy and Communications Tower Technician” as part of Fort Riley’s Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program. Airstreams Renewables, Inc., is a California-based company that provides vocational training for careers in alternative energy and industrial sectors.
Thursday’s ceremony will recognize and honor the first eight graduates of the program who will then transition into the civilian work force. Col. John Lawrence, Garrison Commander of Fort Riley, will address the graduates.
Airstreams Renewables plans to offer four more Tower Technician classes in 2017 and another eight classes in 2018.