#AmericanWindWeek: Wind power’s opportunity for veterans

By Curtis Walter, Into the Wind, AWEA Blog

Welcome to Day 4 of #AmericanWindWeek! Today, we’re saluting the many veterans who play an integral role in wind energy’s American success story. Wind is powering career opportunities for the men and women who serve our country. Our country’s brave servicemen and women make us proud. Many of them selflessly enlisted in the armed forces and served our country honorably. That is one of the many reasons the wind industry is proud to hire veterans at a 67 percent higher rate than the average U.S. industry. Many of the skills and knowledge service members learn while doing their jobs serving our country make them a perfect fit for a career in wind. Continue reading here.