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Lone survivor to provide message of courage, honor and patriotism at NATE UNITE 2017

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The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) announced today that decorated Navy Seal and renowned author Marcus Luttrell will deliver the keynote address at the NATE UNITE 2017 Conference in Fort Worth, Tex. on March 1, 2017. On June 28, 2005, Luttrell and SEAL Team 10 were assigned to a mission to kill or capture Ahmad Shah, a high-ranking Taliban …

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W4W selects Safety LMS again to provide training and new course development curriculum

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Austin, Texas-based tower industry training provider Safety LMS has signed a new operating agreement with Washington DC-based Warriors 4 Wireless. Since early 2014, Safety LMS has been developing curriculum for the White House-endorsed program that provides training and job placement services for returning military veterans. The signing of the new agreement by W4W President, Kelley Dunne and Safety LMS President, JP Jones, solidifies …

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Safety LMS’s new leadership greatly expands its tower training methods and locations

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Safety LMS, a tower construction safety training company headquartered in Austin, Tex., has announced it has expanded its capabilities with a new leadership team and additional locations for training. Under new ownership, 39-year tower industry safety expert John Paul (JP) Jones has taken over as President of Safety LMS  with 25-year industry veteran Jimmy Hurt as Vice President and Director …

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TIRAP taps into top Verizon talent to complete its Board of Directors’ seats

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The Telecommunications Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program (TIRAP) has announced that Laurie Gebhardt, Verizon Wireless Director of Network Engineering & Operations Support, has joined its Board of Directors. She fills the final seat in its list of experienced industry thought leaders. Gebhardt will provide board oversight of TIRAP’s communication and liaison with the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).  In this role, …

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PCIA head calls for improved wireless construction skills training to meet demands of industry

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Jonathan Adelstein, the President and CEO of PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association today moderated a White House summit on the urgent need to train U.S. workers for careers in the wireless industry. Adelstein called on leaders from industry, government, and academia to work together in developing a safer, more proficient, and more diverse “wireless workforce of the future” to …

Warriors 4 Wireless chooses Safety LMS to train returning soldiers

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After months of curriculum development, training and extensive review, Warriors 4 Wireless Co-Founder and President, Kelley Dunne, has chosen Texas-based Safety LMS to be the exclusive training partner for their premier program. Safety LMS will provide curriculum, instructors and training for returning veterans as well as all future W4W instructors. “All of us at Safety LMS are very proud to have been …