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Merck Named a 2020 Military Friendly® Employer

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Merck is honored to be named a 2020 Military Friendly® Silver Employer, marking the eleventh consecutive year the company has received the Military Friendly® designation. The Military Friendly Employers list has come to set the standard for organizations to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses.

Kansas City’s Chamber of Commerce Honors Black & Veatch’s Diversity, Inclusion Emphasis

‘Champion for Diversity Award’ cites company’s ‘durable commitment’ to multicultural workforce
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With a global footprint as an infrastructure solutions leader, Black & Veatch has committed to workplace diversity and inclusion more reflective of the more than 100 countries on six continents in which the company has offices. The 104-year-old engineering, procurement and construction giant now proudly announces that those efforts are being recognized.

Johnson & Johnson Signs the Military Spouse Employment Partnership to Help Service Member Spouses Build Careers

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A 24% unemployment rate is just one of the many job challenges faced by military husbands and wives. A new company partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense is designed to help those facing these employment obstacles.

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A 24% unemployment rate is just one of the many job challenges faced by military husbands and wives. A new company partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense is designed to help those facing these employment obstacles.

Announcing Our 2019 Values in Action Report

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At Comcast NBCUniversal, we believe we are at our best when we are working to educate, entertain and empower people and communities. This is why we focus year-round on building meaningful connections to the communities we serve across our company.

Lockheed Martin Releases 2018 Global Diversity and Inclusion Report

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BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], ranked among the ‘50 Best Companies for Diversity’ by Black Enterprise magazine in 2018, is releasing its 2018 Annual Report on Global Diversity and Inclusion. 

Interview With Chris Jansen, Design Engineer

Developing sustainable systems to meet stormwater management demands
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Chris Jansen studied water resources engineering and hydrology at University of California, Los Angeles and Stanford University. He has a master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, where his studies focused on environmental fluid mechanics and hydrology. He recently passed the national PE exam and is currently preparing for the California-specific exams.

Smithfield Foods Awarded “Best for Vets” 2019 Employer Ranking

National Publication Recognizes Smithfield For Its Commitment to Providing Veterans with Job Opportunities
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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 31, 2019 — Smithfield Foods, Inc., a global food company and the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, announced today its recognition by Military Times in the publication’s Best for Vets Employers 2019 rankings. The rankings, awarded during National Military Month, recognize companies for their efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans, and military families.

We Must Remember on Memorial Day

Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program graduate Brian Thompson shares his perspective on Memorial Day and reminds us to pause and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
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The unofficial start to summer kicks off this weekend with cookouts, pool parties, and beach getaways. As a combat veteran who has lost friends to the scourge of war, I want to provide the following public service announcement. Enjoy the holiday weekend but please find time to celebrate Memorial Day the right way. Whatever you do, avoid these holiday greetings: “Thank you for your service” and “Happy Memorial Day.”

Piedmont Natural Gas Completes Its Largest Debt Issuance Aided by Disabled-Veteran-Owned Banks

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Piedmont Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), has successfully closed a $600 million debt offering – its largest debt issuance in the history of the company and its first since it merged with Duke Energy.

Merck Veterans in the Spotlight on National Television Show

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Merck employees are in the spotlight on "Military Makeover: Operation Career" on Lifetime TV. The show, hosted by Montel Williams, captures the stories of veterans transitioning from the military back to civilian work life and the companies who employ them. 

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