Servicemen and Women to Earn Industry-Recognized Logistics Credentials

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is pleased to announce that with the support of its partners, 200 service members will have an opportunity to gain MSSC industry-recognized, nationally portable credentials for high-demand logistics jobs.

Listed below are the MSSC authorized assessment centers that have made their sites available the week of July 23, 2012 to active duty service members, with a discharge date no later than December 31, 2012. These industry-recognized credentials will support a transition from military service to frontline jobs in the growing fields of logistics. To register, service members must contact Tina Driessen at or (703) 739-9000, ext. 223.


Meridian Community College

Webb Hall

Room 102

910 Highway 19 N

Meridian, MS 39307

July 23rd - July 26th

8:30am to 3:00pm

July 27th

8:30am to 1:00pm

8 seats available each day

Chattahoochee Technical College

Bldg. K

980 South Cobb Drive

Marietta, GA 30060

July 24th and July 25th

9:00am to 3:00pm

12 seats available each day




Trident Technical College - St. Paul's Parish

Room 101

Ted Corbin Building

5231 Highway 165

Hollywood, SC 29449

July 24th - July 26th

10:00am to 4:00pm

July 27th

8:30am to 11:30am

12 seats available each day

Trident Technical College - Dorchester County Quickjobs Training Center

Room 102

5164 S. Jim Bilton Blvd.

St. George, SC  29477

July 24th - July 26th

11:00am to 3:00pm

July 27th

8:00am to 12:00pm

16 seats available each day

Ivy Tech Community College - Kokomo Campus

Room 610

Building: KTBY1 - Library/LRC & Certification Center

1701 Touby Pike.

Kokomo, IN 46901

July 25th

8:00am to 8:00pm

36 seats available

Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus Campus

Room 206 - Poling Hall

4475 Central Ave.

Columbus, IN 47203

July 25th

12:00pm to 5:00pm

July 26th

4:00pm to 9:00pm

10 seats available each day

Wabash Valley

Center for Workforce Development

1700 E. Industrial Drive

Terre Haute, IN 47802

July 23rd, July 25th, July 26th and July 27th

9:00am to 4:30pm

July 24th

9:00am to 9:30pm

July 28th

9:00am and 2:30pm

5 seats available each day

Ivy Tech Corporate College - Central Indiana

Lawrence Campus

Room 152

9301 E. 59th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46216

July 24th

6:00pm to 8:00pm

25 seats available




Arizona Industries for the Blind

515 N. 51st Avenue

Suite #130

Phoenix, AZ 85043

July 24th

9:00am to 12:30pm

10 seats available

Columbus State Community College

WD Room 223

315 Cleveland Avenue

Columbus, OH 43215

July 26th

8:00am to 5:00pm

24 seats available

HACC - Central Pennsylvania's Community College


1523 N 4th Street

Harrisburg, PA 17102

July 23rd

8:00am to 12:00pm

July 24th and July 26th

12:30pm to 5:00pm

July 25th

8:00am to 5:00pm

15 seats available each day

Polk State Corporate College - Airside Campus

ASL 118

3515 Aviation Drive - Station 100

Lakeland, FL 33811

July 25th

1:00pm to 5:00pm

July 26th

5:00pm to 9:00pm

20 seats available each day




This opportunity is an expansion of the partnership established between the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corp and MSSC by the Department of Defense's Military Credentialing and Licensing Task Force.

About MSSC

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is the nation's leading industry-led training, assessment and certification organization focused on the industry-wide core technical competencies needed by the nation's front-line production and material handling workers. The nationwide MSSC certifications, based upon industry-defined and federally endorsed national skill standards, offer both entry-level and incumbent workers the opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the knowledge and skills increasingly needed in technology-intensive jobs of the 21st century. Visit, for more information.

Tina Driessen
(703) 739-9000 x223

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SOURCE Manufacturing Skill Standards Council


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