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$1.7M in incremental funding to provide reemployment services to dislocated military service members, workers in Texas
Type of Award: National Dislocated Worker Grant, Incremental
Incremental Amount Released: $1,739,427
Total Award Amount Approved: $4,131,089
Funding Awarded to: Texas Workforce Commission
Number of Workers Served: Approximately 1,120
Use of Funds: On Sept. 12, 2013, the Labor Department approved a National Dislocated Worker Grant for up to $4,131,089, with $2,391,662 released initially, to provide reemployment services to dislocated military service members and civilian workers at Fort Hood, in Killeen, and Red River Army Depot, in Texarkana. These rolling layoffs occurred from January 2013 through September 2013. The Texas Workforce Commission will receive $1,739,427 to continue the provision of these reemployment services, bringing the total funds awarded for this project to its fully approved amount of $4,131,089.