Cobham Awarded Labor Dept Recognition for Veteran Employment

The Department of Labor has recognized Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions for the firm’s hiring and retention of former servicemen.

CAES said Thursday it received a gold award under the second year of the department’s HIRE Vets Medallion Program. The award highlights organizational efforts to recruit and retain veteran employees.

“Over 80 percent of our products help protect those who safeguard our nation and we are proud to provide veterans with the opportunity to continue serving the country as part of the Cobham team,” said Shawn Black, president at CAES.

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