In 2019, about 8 percent of the U.S. adult population, or 18.8 million people, were classified as military veterans by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that 200,000 service members transition from the military to civilian life each year.
For most veterans, part of this transition is finding a job where their skills, dedication, and engagement are valued. These 20 companies understand the value veterans bring to the workforce, which is why they are actively involved in hiring and supporting vets.
BAE Systems specializes in defense, aerospace, and security projects. Its regular partnerships with government agencies mean that its culture often closely aligns with these agencies, including those in the military arena.
Unsurprisingly, BAE Systems embraces the skills and experience of veterans who also understand military culture, values, and goals. The company actively seeks to hire veterans, stating that “Veterans possess the skills, character, and determination to get the job done and have the breadth and depth of talent to succeed in any business.”
Booz Allen Hamilton
Veterans at Booz Allen Hamilton are in good company. Not only did one-third of the company’s staff wear the uniform, but the company
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