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Students learn about job opportunities at Ingalls

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More than 1,200 high school students from across South Mississippi are attending Career Day at Ingalls Shipbuilding. The students are learning about the different careers and training opportunities being offered at the shipyard.

The president of Ingalls in Pascagoula says there will be thousands of job openings there over the next few years.

The Career Day was held the same day Ingalls announced it's promoted Tom Stiehle to chief financial officer and vice president of business management for the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding division. In this role, Stiehle is responsible for all financial, contracts, estimating and pricing, and business management functions across the division.

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