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2019 Philanthropy at Booz Allen: A New Employee Giving Campaign and Recognition by Washington Business Journal

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Following a successful year of philanthropic initiatives and support for organizations throughout the country, The Washington Business Journal recently recognized Booz Allen as one of the top givers in the D.C. area.

“Booz Allen strives to better serve the public and the world in everything we do,” said Stephen Labaton, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs. “We’re proud to be recognized and look forward to engaging our employees and partners in many more philanthropic initiatives in the future.”

Northern Trust Asset Management Selects Eleven Firms for Minority Broker Program

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CHICAGO, November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust Asset Management, consistent with its long-standing commitment to ensuring diversity and inclusion within the investment industry, has selected eleven minority-owned broker-dealers for its Minority Broker Program. Started in 2007, the program consists of firms owned by minorities, women, and disabled veterans.

Each firm was selected for one or more asset classes, based on quantitative and qualitative selection criteria including execution capabilities, technology platforms and performance. The selected firms include:

Military Spouses Advance Careers Through Booz Allen, Hiring Our Heroes Fellowship

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Despite the national unemployment rate of 4%, military spouses have a rate of unemployment more than six times that much—approximately 26%. Booz Allen has teamed up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program to help military spouses gain meaningful employment around the country.

U.S. Department of Labor Presents Sodexo With Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a leading food services and facilities management company, announced today that its United States Marine Corps (USMC) East Coast operations earned a Platinum Award through the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program. This is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.

Hiring Our Heroes

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Republic Services has a longstanding commitment to our military and to the men and women who serve our country.

In honor of Veterans Day, we recognized our many employees who are veterans and active service members at a celebration at our headquarters – attended by nearly 600 employees. This gave us the opportunity to launch an important employee business resource group named V.A.L.O.R. (Veterans, Advocacy, Learning, Outreach and Recruiting) that will create a network of veterans and military supporters across our company who are passionate about helping veterans.

Adam’s Corner

By Cynthia Garcia
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Comcast NBCUniversal recognizes the extraordinary sacrifice that members of the military make to serve and protect our country. The Company also appreciates that military service impacts more than those who wear a uniform and include parents, siblings, and friends. As part of our effort to express our gratitude and support the greater military community during Military Appreciation Month, our colleague at Telemundo, Cynthia Garcia, agreed to share her story. As a Gold Star mother, Cynthia honors her son Adam’s memory by bringing comfort to other military and veterans’ families.

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Comcast NBCUniversal recognizes the extraordinary sacrifice that members of the military make to serve and protect our country. The Company also appreciates that military service impacts more than those who wear a uniform and include parents, siblings, and friends. As part of our effort to express our gratitude and support the greater military community during Military Appreciation Month, our colleague at Telemundo, Cynthia Garcia, agreed to share her story. As a Gold Star mother, Cynthia honors her son Adam’s memory by bringing comfort to other military and veterans’ families.

Lifting, Learning, and Growing With Booz Allen’s Shana Millspaugh

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Shana Millspaugh is a mother, military spouse, and an intel analyst with Booz Allen’s Space Security and Defense Program (SSDP). She’s also an award-winning weightlifter.

Millspaugh won Gold for her weight/age category in the 2019 Worlds Championship in Montreal and took Silver in the 2018 World Masters Championship in Barcelona.

Setting a powerful example

Despite this winning track record, the prospect of failure is Millspaugh’s greatest fear. “But it also motivates me to move forward and grow,” she said.

Veterans Help Us Be Our Best

By Laura Knutson
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Imagine you sign up to serve your country at age 18. You go to boot camp and push your physical and mental limits to an extreme. You spend years on a ship. Maybe you serve in a war zone.

You come home, start a family, get deployed again. Months later, you’re back at your local grocery store, trying to readjust to an old lifestyle that’s suddenly foreign.

To many veterans, this transition back to the civilian world is no easy feat. And at the core is finding a job that fits, which can be the biggest hurdle of all.

Including Veterans in the Drive Toward Workforce Diversity

By Schwanzetta Williams | Director of Talent Acquisition at Smithfield Foods
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Workforce diversity is essential to a company’s success, but inclusion takes into account the perspectives that ALL employees bring to the workplace. With nearly 98% of employers having or implementing “Diversity and Inclusion” initiatives, it is apparent that diversity and inclusion are important for businesses and critical in developing their talent pipeline. Including veterans as a part of the talent pipeline in an integral measure of championing diversity of ideas and thoughts.

Celebrating Veterans Day: How the Army Prepared This Vet for Success at Intel

The military opened a wider world for Jeremy Roy. Intel expanded it.
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Growing up in a small town nestled within Oregon’s lush Umpqua River Valley, Jeremy Roy dreamed of a wide-open future made possible by a college education. Then a teacher told his class that few of them would ever attend college. Not one to give up easily, Jeremy decided to take another path forward. He enlisted in the Army. And inadvertently took his first step toward a future in tech. 

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