The ACEA’s President, Lauren Moore, Jr., introduces U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) during a hybrid press conference announcing funding for a program to train veterans to become licensed drone pilots in southern New Jersey.

ACEA Receives $150,000 in Funding for Veteran Drone Training Program

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

The Atlantic County Economic Alliance (ACEA) has received $150,000 in congressionally directed funding for a training program helping veterans to become drone pilots and find jobs in the aviation and film industries. The funding was announced during a press conference held at the National Aerospace Research & Technology Park in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

“Showing gratitude to our veterans means providing them with the support and resources they need to thrive in civilian life,” said Senator Cory Booker, who helped to secure the funding for the program. “I’m proud to secure funding for ACEA’s drone training program to provide veterans…