Next steps

Serviceman searching job on laptop at home, adapting to civilian life after army

For separating service men and women, Operation Next serves as a stepping stone toward advanced manufacturing careers in civilian life 

Critical control

A new system improves fiber laser welding of critical aerospace and defense assemblies

Top gun

Helping America’s veterans establish successful, sustainable careers in welding

Expeditionary pursuits


To lightweight its vehicles and enhance their capabilities, the U.S. Army is leveraging sophisticated welding technologies.

Mission dust control

military and air quality

To achieve quality air conditions in military manufacturing, there are several considerations to keep in mind