Penobscot Wabanaki Tribe Makes Deal that Could Provide Several Jobs 

The Penobscot Indian Nation Enterprises has received a subcontract from a billion dollar defense contractor.The tribe has partnered with VSE corporation of Virginia.Their first job within this collaboration will be providing workers to a VSE army contract that involves repairing military wheeled vehicles damaged or broken in the Middle East.VSE has agreed to provide proper training and certification under the program and is already hosting an intern from the Penobscot tribe this summer.Penobscot Tribal Chief Kirk Francis says they have only begun to see the benefits.” Created significant revenues and job opportunities for not only our tribe this is going to help the region. We expect the jobs to outnumber the employee pool.”Francis says they are currently in the process of getting three other jobs from VSE.