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aye aye

An affirmation that a request or order has been understood and will be carried out directly. Originates from the Royal and US Navy, where it is an official reply to a command issued by a superior officer. A: "Can you be sure to pick up some eggs when you go to the supermarket?" B: "Aye aye!"
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aye aye, sir

An affirmation that a request or order has been understood and will be carried out directly. Originates from the Royal and U.S. Navy, where it is an official reply to a command issued by a superior officer. A: "Will you grab a drink for me when you're heading to the bar?" B: "Aye aye, sir!"
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AYES is a partnership among 10 participating automotive manufacturers, the National Automobile Dealer's Association (NADA), state Automotive Trade Association Executives, Departments of Education, local dealers, and over 440 selected local high schools/tech prep schools in 46 states.
AYES is a 501(c)(3) organization sponsored by more than a dozen leading auto manufacturers, the National Automobile Dealers Association, and a number of state departments of education or workforce development commissions.
AYES is a dynamic partnership among 14 participating automotive manufacturers, the National Automobile Dealer's Association (NADA), state Automotive Trade Association Executives, Departments of Education, local dealers, and 410 selected local high schools/tech prep school programs.
For more information about AYES, which is a member of the ACTE Business-Education Partnership, visit www.
As long-time supporters of the AYES program, we couldn't be more proud of the fact that the 10,000th intern has selected Hall Chrysler for his summer of real-world work experience," adds Tom LaSorda, Chrysler Group President and CEO.
In recognition of its strong connections between business and industry and the emphasis the program places on project-based learning, MBIT's AYES program was named a Promising Program in 2001 by the National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education.
So far the young AYES has produced only a tiny fraction of the 60,000 technicians the auto industry says it will need over the next five years, but Moore is pleased with the start.
Exposing AYES students to the newest vehicles and technologies will help prepare them for careers in today's dealerships and beyond," said Larry Cummings, president and CEO, AYES.
With AYES affiliation, Granada Hills Charter High School now joins with San Fernando Valley automotive franchise dealership partners to offer enhanced career technical education opportunities to students," said Steve Ford, AYES State Director for Southern California.
Up until now, the AYES initiative could only be delivered to less than a third of the high school students in the nation.
Henry's tireless efforts to solve the ongoing technician shortage and promote AYES as a means to help young people discover rewarding careers were key factors in his being selected for the inaugural DEALER magazine/AYES 2004 Dealer of the Year award," said AYES President Larry Cummings.
The first award will be announced by DEALER magazine publisher and editor Mike Roscoe, managing editor Jim Leman, and AYES president and CEO Larry Cummings at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas, Jan.
DETROIT -- DETROIT, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The AYES Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Larry Cummings as President and Chief Executive Officer of Automotive Youth Educational Systems, Inc.