Topic ID #33332 - posted 8/8/2014 1:34 AM

Army Corps of Engineers assisting vets through archaeology work



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Corps of Engineers assisting vets through archaeology work
August 7, 2014 By    David Vergun

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Aug, 7, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Veterans Curation Program helps transitioning veterans with job skills, and in the process, the vets assist the Corps in its archaeology mission.

It's a win-win for the Corps and for the veterans, said Caroline Bradford, laboratory manager and archivist, Veterans Curation Program, or VCP, in Augusta, Georgia.

Veterans working at the labs in Augusta, St. Louis and Alexandria, Virginia, train in the use of computer databases, records management, photography and scanning technologies, various computer software programs, and modern archival principles, she said.


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