More than 30 positions are included in this year's Training with Industry program for enlisted soldiers, including several opportunities with such high-profile organizations as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Disney, the American Culinary Institute and the National Football League.

TWI is a long-established program that provides work experience in corporate America, and the type of learning that normally is not available through military training programs or civilian universities.

The soldiers selected for the 31 positions will gain experience that can benefit them after they leave the Army.

When soldiers complete Following completion of a TWI experience, they soldiers are placed in Army assignments where they can apply their newly gained knowledge to Army endeavors.

Participating sSoldiers incur an active-duty service obligation of three days for every day served with industry. For most soldiers, that works out to For most participants this equates to a three-year commitment after following their one-year TWI assignment.

The 2015 menu of TWI opportunities includes two positions for acquisition soldiers, one for adjutant general, one for engineer, two for health services, six for ordnance, seven for public affairs, seven for quartermaster, three for signal and two for transportation.

Most positions are designated for mid-career soldiers in the ranks of staff sergeant and sergeant first class.

All applicants must have completed the NCO Education System courses appropriate for their rank and years of service.

Also, they must comply be in compliance with Army weight standards; hold a secret security clearance or higher, and meet the academic requirements set by the TWI employer.

Applications for the fiscal 2015 must be received in the Military Schools Branch of the Human Resources Command by March 15.

For more detailed information, consult MilPer Message 15-051, dated Feb. 19, and access HTTPS://WWW.HRC.ARMY.MIL/ENLISTED/NCOS BROADENING PROGRAM.

The 31 opportunities for Training with Industry opportunities for 2015 are:

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Acquisition

  • 51C (contracting NCO), sergeant first class through master sergeant: Microsoft Corp., Reston, Virginia.
  • 51C (contracting NCO), sergeant first class through master sergeant: Amazon Web Services, Herndon, Virginia.

Adjutant General

  • 42R (musician), master sergeant:Walt Disney Company, Anaheim, California.

Engineer

  • 12N (horizontal construction engineer), staff sergeant: Caterpillar Defense and Federal Products, Mossville, Illinois

Health Services

  • 68A (biomedical equipment specialist), promotable sergeant through sergeant first class: Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 68A (biomedical equipment specialist), promotable sergeant through sergeant first class: Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, Ohio.

Ordnance

  • 89D (explosive ordnance disposal specialist), sergeant first class: Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico.
  • 91B (wheeled vehicle mechanic) and 91X (maintenance supervisor), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: Oshkosh Defense, Integrated Product Support, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
  • 91E (allied trades specialist) and 91X (maintenance supervisor), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 91L (construction equipment repairer) and 91X (maintenance supervisor), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: Caterpillar Defense and Federal Products, Mossville, Illinois.
  • 91S (Stryker systems maintainer) and 91X (maintenance supervisor), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: General Dynamics, Sterling Heights, Michigan.
  • 94W (electronic maintenance chief), 94X (senior missile systems maintainer) and 94P (Multiple Launch Rocket System repairer), sergeant first class: Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control, East Camden, New Jersey.

Public Affairs

  • 46R (public affairs broadcast specialist), 46Q (public affairs specialist) or 46Z (chief public affairs NCO), staff sergeant through master sergeant: Google Inc., Washington, D.C.
  • 46R (public affairs broadcast specialist), 46Q (public affairs specialist) or 46Z (chief public affairs NCO), staff sergeant through master sergeant: Siemens Corp., Iselin, New Jersey.
  • 46R (public affairs broadcast specialist), 46Q (public affairs specialist) or 46Z (chief public affairs NCO), staff sergeant through master sergeant: National Football League, New York City, New York.
  • 46R (public affairs broadcast specialist), 46Q (public affairs specialist) or 46Z (chief public affairs NCO), staff sergeant through master sergeant: USAA, San Antonio, Texas.
  • 46R (public affairs broadcast specialist), 46Q (public affairs specialist) or 46Z (chief public affairs NCO), staff sergeant through master sergeant: Bell Helicopter, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • 46R (public affairs broadcast specialist), 46Q (public affairs specialist) or 46Z (chief public affairs NCO), staff sergeant through master sergeant: Fleishman-Hillard, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 46R (public affairs broadcast specialist), 46Q (public affairs specialist) or 46Z (chief public affairs NCO), staff sergeant through master sergeant: Fleishman-Hillard, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Quartermaster

  • 92A (automated logistical specialist), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: Logistics Management Institute, McLean, Virgnia.
  • 92A (automated logistical specialist), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: EnerNOC, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 92G (food service specialist), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: Sullivan University, National Center for Hospitality Studies, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 92G (food service specialist), staff sergeant through sergeant first class:The American Culinary Federation, St. Augustine, Florida.
  • 92G (food service specialist), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, Texas.
  • 92R (parachute rigger), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: Airborne systems North America, Santa Ana, California.
  • 92Y (unit supply specialist), staff sergeant through sergeant first class: Sullivan University, National Center for Supply chain Management, Louisville, Kentucky.

Signal Corps

  • 25B (information technology specialist), sergeant first class: Cisco Systems, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
  • 25M (multimedia illustrator), staff sergeant: National Football League, New York, New York.
  • 25V (combat/documentation /production specialist), staff sergeant: NFL Films, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.

Transportation

  • 88H (cargo specialist), sergeant first class: A.P.M. Terminals, Portsmouth, Virginia.
  • 88N (transportation management coordinator), sergeant first class: Crowley Marine Services, Jacksonville, Florida.