Veterans and active-duty military spouses can receive job training and placement services under a new partnership between the government of Guam and the military.
Gov. Felix P. Camacho, a Republican, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Guam Labor Department, the Agency for Human Resources Development and Andersen Air Force Base’s Airman and Family Readiness Center that allows federal funds to be used for training and placement.
“These are the kinds of partnerships we are building so that we attract veterans and military dependents who come to Guam into specialty fields, especially in health care, education and construction,” Camacho was quoted as saying in an Andersen news release Friday.
Unemployed veterans and military personnel leaving the service and returning to Guam now are entitled to the services, administered by the Labor and Human Resources Development agencies, according to the release.
Military spouses who left their previous employers because their husband or wife was transferred to Guam also qualify for the program, the release stated.
Andersen will market the program on base and refer job seekers to the Guam agencies, which will determine eligibility.