Falls Church-based Company Recognized for High Percent ofVets Hired
WASHINGTON, DC – DynCorpInternational (DI) has been ranked the 16th mostmilitary-friendly employer by G. I. Jobs Magazine, thenation’s premier career guide for military job-seekers. Selectedcompanies are those that have made the greatest effort and have hadthe greatest success in hiring military veterans.
“We believe a successful completionof military service is a great indicator of a person’s commitment,trust and dedication,” said DynCorp International President and CEOHerb Lanese. “Veterans are qualified technicians, leaders andmanagers and are a great asset to DI in our mission to strengthenthe ability of our military to perform its core missions.”
This fifth annual list of “who’swho” of FORTUNE 1000 firms came from a pool of approximately 2,500companies, with a minimum of $1 billion in annual revenues, withonly two percent actually making the list.
Companies were chosen due to theirlevel of dedication in military hiring, their observance ofReserve/Guard policies and the implementation of their veteranrecruitment, training, and promotional programs, and the percentageof new veteran hires in the last two years. The Top 50 firms spancoast to coast and have representatives from every industryincluding, but not limited to, insurance, finance, aerospace,consulting, and retail.
This is DI’s first time placing onthe list based on their growing commitment to recruiting andemploying from the military.
“Hiring America’s military veteransis a smart business decision for which all of the Top 50 companiesshould be commended,” said Chris Hale, general manager of G.I.Jobs. “These companies understand how military knowledge,training and real-world experience positively affect their bottomline.”
DynCorp International (NYSE:DCP) is a provider of specializedmission-critical services to civilian and military governmentagencies worldwide, and operates major programs in law enforcementtraining and support, security services, base operations, aviationservices, contingency operations, and logistics support.Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., DynCorp International hasapproximately 14,000 employees worldwide. For more information,visit www.dyn-intl.com.
G.I. Jobs is published by Victory Media, a veteran-ownedbusiness, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. The company alsopublishes Military Spouse and Vetrepreneurmagazines.