It's called the "Get Skills to Work" coalition. Created by General Electric, it creates a partnership between them, Illinois manufacturers and community colleges to train vets for in-demand careers.
Sinise quoted Calvin Coolidge to explain his strong support, "The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten, and I think that's true. We have a great resource in our veteran community."
Illinois is the first state to join the "Get Skills to Work" coalition.