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Ciena launches training program for US Armed Forces veterans

Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN) has announced a new program with the US Department of Veterans Affairs to offer qualified honorably discharged, retired and active duty service members for all five branches of the US Armed Forces access to Ciena´s world-class technology certification programs, free of charge.

Spots will be reserved for veterans in each of Ciena´s industry-leading carrier Ethernet (CE) certification and optical communications associate level classes, which are offered at over 50 accredited colleges from throughout the world. This training will provide qualified veterans with applicable training in emerging technologies for a wide variety of jobs that are needed across different disciplines including telecommunications, IT and cyber security.

Ciena is a network specialist. The company´s website is at


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