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Military Times Recognizes Leidos for Veteran Employment, Support Initiatives

Leidos ranked 16th among 113 for-profit companies on this year's Military Times Best for Vets Employer List. The science and technology firm said Monday that 2019 marks the sixth straight year it has appeared on the list, which evaluates for-profit, non-profit and government organizations based on "their support, recruitment, and care for military veterans, service members, and their families."

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Labor Dept Recognizes Eaton’s Military Veterans Employment Initiative

The Department of Labor has chosen Eaton to receive DOL’s HIRE Vets Medallion Award in recognition of the power management company’s efforts to recruit, employ and retain military veterans. Eaton said Friday the department evaluates award recipients based on criteria such as leadership programming, compensation and tuition assistance programs and availability of resources for …

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SPA Earns DOL Recognition for Hiring Military Vets; William Vantine Quoted

Systems Planning and Analysis has received a Labor Department award in recognition of the company’s efforts to recruit and retain former military personnel. SPA said Friday it is among the 239 firms DOL selected for this year’s HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award program and has earned a platinum recognition. The department …

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Synack Launches Cybersecurity Skills Development Program for Military Veterans

Crowdsourced security firm Synack has launched an initiative to help military veterans hone their cybersecurity skills and pursue related jobs in the government or commercial sector. Synack said Thursday its Veterans Cyber Program offers an expedited application process for former service members to qualify in the company’s group of ethical hackers, called Red Team, and a …

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Leidos Subsidiary Launches Mobile Clinics for Military Vets

Leidos‘ QTC subsidiary has deployed two mobile clinics to provide healthcare support to military veterans who live in rural areas. The clinics’ staff will accommodate veterans seeking general medicine, mental health, vision, audiology, otolaryngology, radiology, laboratory examination and cardiology evaluation services, Leidos said Tuesday. Each clinic is equipped with commercial …

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Salient CRGT Subsidiary to Expand VA Medical Center Voice System Deployment

Salient CRGT‘s Information Innovations Inc. subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $13.6 million task order to implement voice systems at Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare facilities located in North Carolina and Virginia. Triple-i will lead a team of network and telecommunications engineers in efforts to help the Hampton VA Medical Center …

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IBM Helps Train UK Military Vets on Cybersecurity

IBM has collaborated with the Corsham Institute and SaluteMyJob to facilitate a week-long cybersecurity course designed for transitioning and former U.K. military personnel. The free course is part of IBM’s Veterans Employment Accelerator program that offers veterans cybersecurity software training, certification and job opportunities, the company said Wednesday. “With the right training and investment, hiring …

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Microsoft, CompTIA Partner on IT Training Program for Military Vets

Microsoft has partnered with information technology trade group CompTIA to help U.S. transitioning service members pursue civilian information technology careers through an IT training program. CompTIA said Tuesday Microsoft has accepted the association’s Network+ and Security+  vendor-neutral skills certifications as prerequisites to the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy training course. The 18-week program aims …

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Vectrus, Inc. Named “Best for Vets” in 2017

 Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC) was named in the “Best for Vets:  Employers 2017” Military Times rankings. To determine which companies should make the list, the Military Times conducted a rigorous survey to identify employers that support veterans and their families. Over 35 percent of Vectrus employees have prior military experience, and Sr. …

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