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Helping Our Nation's Heroes Get Started in Their Collision Repair Careers

In 2013, 3M Automotive Aftermarket donated $250,000 to programs that help returning military veterans and their families. Here is what four of the vets that benefited had to say:

“As a veteran of the United States Air Force, I really appreciate the support from 3M and the Collision Repair Education Foundation to the veterans of our military.” More ...

Jermain Richie
Moore-Norman Technology Center

“This scholarship will put me ahead of my classmates by having the tools I need to succeed in the Auto Body industry.”More ...

Nathan LaLonde
Southeast Technical Institute


“It is a big boost to keep me headed in the right direction not just as a tool grant but also as motivation and assurance that help create opportunities and jobs to get experience in this field.”More ...

Michael Herrera
College of Southern Nevada

“I would like to sincerely thank the Collision Repair Education Foundation and 3M for helping me make my dreams of becoming an automotive refinish technician come true.”More ...

Adrian Hargett
Wiregrass Georgia Technical



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