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National Training Center

National Training Center in Construction for Returning Veterans


In partnership with The Center for Strategic Military Excellence (CSME), Monument to Women Veterans will provide a state-of-the-art job training center for veterans.


This training center will provide veterans with resources, vocational rehabilitation, job placement, and expertise in the construction industry.

How The Training Center Will Help

Training In Construction

Offering classes, training, and on-the-job knowledge of construction

Vocational rehabilitation

For veterans with physical disabilities or those who have PTSD or other trauma

Employment Assistance

Assistance finding and securing construction jobs throughout the country

Veterans in Construction

  • Veterans are 2x as likely to own a business as their civilian counterparts
  • 9.1% of all U.S. businesses are veteran-owned, and 11.4% of construction businesses are veteran-owned
  • Construction is one of the top transferable skills for veterans
  • Veterans offer skills that are transferable to the job site, such as:
    • They hold a mission-critical mindset
    • They are disciplined and have excellent problem-solving skills
    • They understand the importance of safety
    • They value teamwork
    • They can both lead and follow
There are over 250,000 open positions in the construction industry, creating an opportunity for veterans.