Military Friendly® Employers are Supporting the Military Community

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In this time of unprecedented uncertainty, service members who are transitioning from the military in pursuit of rewarding civilian careers are wondering more than ever if Military Friendly® Employers are still hiring. Tens of thousands of recent veterans are also looking for new career opportunities with organizations dedicated to providing long-term sustainable opportunities for the military community.

We asked, and they answered. A majority of the Military Friendly® Employers who responded to our survey said they are “full-steam ahead” hiring transitioning service members, veterans, and their families. 

Are you currently hiring transitioning service members, veterans and their families?


Nearly 90% of respondents are still hiring and recruiting our nation’s veterans and their families. Over the next couple of days we are going to highlight these companies. Here are the first five:

Lowe's Companies Inc.

Three positions they are hiring:

  • Job #1 : Sales Associate
  • Job #2 : Stocking & Receiving
  • Job #3 : Cashiers

Their commitment: 

“Since being founded by a WWII veteran, Lowe's has had a longstanding appreciation for the military community including our customers, associates and veteran-owned suppliers. Veterans bring outstanding leadership in a variety of roles within the organization. Our military associates are often critical thinkers, strong communicators and bring a high level of integrity to the table. Since Lowe's interacts with 18 million customers each week, delivering customer service is critical and we're always looking for service-minded associates.”  

Michael Piper (Air Force Veteran) , Military Recruiting Strategies, Lowe’s Companies Inc.

CACI International Inc.

Three positions they are hiring:

  • Job #1 : Intelligence
  • Job #2 : Information Technology
  • Job #3 : Cyber

Their commitment: 

“CACI's Veteran and Military hiring continues. In the military - we are taught to adapt and overcome. For CACI - this is what we are doing. The mission continues - which is to support and assist the men and women of the Armed Forces and their family find employment within CACI.”  

Denyse Gordon-Watts (Air Force Veteran) , Senior Manager, Military and Veteran Affairs, CACI International, Inc.


Herc Rentals

Three positions they are hiring:

  • Job #1 : CDL
  • Job #2 : Mechanic
  • Job #3 : Operators

Their commitment: 

“Herc Rentals is committed to the hiring of the nation's finest and at Herc we recognize the intangibles they bring to the team. We have 275 branch locations nationwide and seek those that want to continue their camaraderie.”  

Jeff Simmons (Army Veteran) , Military Programs Recruiting Lead, Herc Rentals

PenFed Credit Union

Three positions they are hiring:

  • Job #1 : Customer Service
  • Job #2 : Mortgage Loan Officer
  • Job #3 : IT

Their commitment: 

“PenFed is always committed to serving the military community. We understand and appreciate the skills and experience those coming from our military community possess and actively seek them out to join our team.”  

Charles Miles (Marine Corps Veteran) , Director, Military Employment, PenFed

Ridgeline International

Three positions they are hiring:

  • Job #1 : Linux System Engineer
  • Job #2 : Linux System Administrator
  • Job #3 : Offensive Cyber

Their commitment: 

“One of the biggest challenges after leaving the military is finding a company to work for that provides more than just a job but rather a career with opportunities for growth.

At Ridgeline, we understand the challenges that you face which is why we have established relationships with many military organizations to help ease the transition for service members entering the civilian workforce. We are going to do our best to provide an opportunity for military veterans to be able to apply the skills gained while in the service.

We are always looking for hardworking, reliable team members that share our passion for enabling mission success for our customers. We provide an engaging work environment with an active community of military veterans currently working for Ridgeline.

You will be challenged to do the best work of your life and do what you enjoy. I invite you to come and grow with us.”  

Adam Avitabile (Marine Corps Veteran), Talent Acquisition Lead, Ridgeline International


This article was originally published at Military Friendly®.



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