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  • September 16, 2022

Skilled trades are quickly becoming the go-to careers of the future, as the older generation retires or otherwise leaves the workforce. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there are 400,000 open trades jobs today, with potentiially 3.5 million more over the next eight years, creating a prime opportunity for veterans leaving the military and looking for civilian careers.

The Home Depot Foundation’s Path to Pro skilled trades training program has created new careers in these fields for 1,200 veterans since it was first launched in 2018. Along with its partners, Home Builders Institute (HBI), Construction Ready, and SkillPointe Foundation, the

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