The Southeast Conservation Corps' Veterans Fire Corps (VFC) program provides specialized training through hands-on, mission-based experience for Veterans, ages 18-35, interested in entering careers and gaining experience in wildland firefighting and natural resource management. The program engages participants in a cohort environment in which a crew of 8 Veterans and non-Veterans work together to train and complete projects related primarily to “fuels management” which will include prescribed burning. Members should expect projects and schedules to vary depending on region and season. In addition to fuels management, projects may include a variety of interdisciplinary work pertaining to natural resource management as needed.

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