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The United States Navy needs help to build submarines which are vital to our nation’s defense. The Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) program is designed to quickly train qualified candidates in essential manufacturing skills and trades to establish a steady and sustainable flow of qualified workers for the naval shipbuilding and repair sector of the submarine industrial base (SIB).

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July 31, 2024
ATDM Career Fair

Please join us on-site for an Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) Career Fair.

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If you are an employer looking to skill or upskill your workforce, you’ve come to the right place. ATDM is the US Navy’s premiere accelerated training program — and the only one of its kind in the country.

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Recent News

In the past two years, 92 Veterans have found renewed purpose and new careers through the Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) program.

The world of defense manufacturing and machining was completely new to Jeremy Taylor when he left his hometown of St. Lawrence County in upstate New York to attend ATDM in early 2024. After over a decade in the service industry, Jeremy decided to take a leap into an entirely new career field. Within four months,

The BuildSubmarines ad blitz is part of an innovative campaign to shore up one particular aspect of the industrial base.