U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) released the results of its highly anticipated 2018 evaluation of the nation’s Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies, and Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. Brown-Forman among those listed for Top Veteran-Friendly Companies.
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced that the company has hired more than 206,000 veterans and promoted more than 30,000 to roles with higher pay and greater responsibility since launching its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013. The commitment guarantees a job offer to any eligible, honorably discharged U.S. veteran who has separated from service since the commitment was announced on Memorial Day 2013. Walmart is now more than 80 percent of the way to reaching its goal to hire 250,000 veterans by 2020.*
“It takes an entire community to help a veteran heal.”
Those words drive the mission of the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET), an organization that provides housing and comprehensive services to homeless veterans and to help them rejoin their communities. While the center is located in Baltimore, veterans come from all over the country to find shelter there — and a path to success in their civilian lives.
We were honored to receive the 2017 Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Freedom Award. Nominations of employers can be made only by Guard and Reserve employees or a family member acting on their behalf. In 2017, Comcast NBCUniversal received more than 30 individual nominations.
Our military ties go back to our roots. World War II and U.S. Navy veteran Ralph J. Roberts founded Comcast, and since then, we’ve become a leader among veteran and military community employers. But a lot has changed for veterans over the years — and we’re dedicated to addressing these new challenges head-on.
Shire is proud to announce that it has joined the United States National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) as one of its corporate partners dedicated to supporting LGBT entrepreneurs and sourcing from NGLCC’s certified LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTEs). For more than 15 years NGLCC has been the exclusive certifying body for LGBT owned and operated businesses in the United States.
Selection focuses on corporate culture and policy that caters to vets
LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Brown-Forman was named one of the best employers for veterans by Military Times, the trusted source for independent news and information for service members and their families. This is Brown-Forman Corporation’s second year making the “Best for Vets: Employers” list in the ranking’s nine year history.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced that it has received the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the U.S. Department of Defense gives to companies for their outstanding support for employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.
The award is presented annually by the Secretary of Defense, and Duke Energy was one of only 15 companies nationwide to be selected out of more than 2,300 nominations.