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Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Continues Support for Veterans Program at Eastern Kentucky University

Dr. Bryan Cole, director of EKU’s Department of Veterans Affairs, left, accepts a check from Ron Hink, BPBG project manager.

Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) is home to more than 1,200 veterans and their dependents. The university’s commitment to helping veterans further their education earned EKU a No. 3 ranking from Military Times EDGE magazine for 2016. Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass (BPBG) has been a proud supporter of EKU’s programs for veterans through participation in recruiting veterans for employment, participating in job fairs, sponsoring an annual luncheon to recognize women veterans, providing classroom presentations, and in direct financial support.

Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass is under contract to the U.S. Department of Defense’s Program Executive Office, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives to design, build, systemize, operate and close the Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant – a facility to safely destroy the chemical weapons stockpile at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Kentucky. Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass is a joint venture of Bechtel National Inc., of Reston, Virginia, and Parsons Government Services Inc., of Pasadena, California. The joint venture has four teaming subcontractors: AECOM, Battelle Memorial Institute, GP Strategies Corporation and General Atomics.

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Published on December 08, 2015

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