Announces the 2015 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® Finalists


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MVEs to be recognized in the month of May to help honor Armed Forces Day, May 16, 2015

Atlanta, GA - March 6, 2015 -, where America's military connects with civilian careers, announced the finalists for the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military today.  Marking the seventh year of its publication in 2015, the MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.

“One of the biggest issues facing our veterans today is jobs. Noranda’s greatest point of pride is our longstanding commitment to hiring veterans,” said Patricia Shelton, Talent Manager at MVE presenting sponsor Noranda Aluminum. "The training, experience and work ethic of veterans make them integral to the success of our company. We are proud each day to be able to help more and more veterans begin their journey down the road to greater opportunity and achievements."

The MVE finalist companies are: 

  • Accenture
  • Air Products
  • Alaska Airlines
  •, Inc.
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Baker Hughes
  • Bank of America
  • Bell Helicopter
  • Bennett International Group
  • BNSF Railway
  • C.R. England
  • CACI International Inc.
  • Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Capstone Corporation
  • CCA
  • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
  • CN – Rail.
  • DaVita Kidney Care
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Devon Energy
  • Domino Amjet, Inc.
  • Eaton
  • Edward Jones
  • Eli Lilly and Company

  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Epes Transport System Inc.
  • Exelon Corporation
  • FDM Group
  • Frontier Communications
  • G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
  • GE
  • Groendyke Transport
  • Halfaker and Associates, LLC
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Humana Inc.
  • Intel Corporation
  • JDog Franchises, LLC
  • Johnson Controls
  • Kenny Construction Company
  • Kraft Foods Group
  • La Quinta Inns & Suites
  • Legion Logistics, LLC
  • Leidos
  • Lendmark Financial Services
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Los Angeles Co. Metropolitan Transportation
  • ManTech International Corporation
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Nabors
  • Navy Federal Credit Union

  • Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries Inc.
  • Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, LLC
  • PCL Construction
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • Ryder System, Inc
  • Safeway
  • Schneider
  • Southern Company
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Sprint
  • Sunbelt Rentals
  • The County of San Diego
  • The GEO Group, Inc.
  • TMC Transportation
  • Triple Canopy, Inc.
  • U.S. Security Associates, Inc.
  • Union Pacific
  • United Rentals, Inc.
  • University of Phoenix
  • URS, an AECOM Company
  • USAA
  • Werner Enterprises
  • Westgate Resorts
  • Whelan Security
  • Whirlpool Corporation
  • Xcel Energy

“More and more companies are seeing the value and benefits of hiring military veterans,” said Jake Hutchings, Director of “This is reflected in the unprecedented number of employers that have applied for the MVE recognition this year. I congratulate each of the finalists on their veteran hiring initiatives and for their selection."

The 2015 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military presented by Noranda Aluminum was open to all U.S.-based companies. The finalists were selected based on surveys in which employers outlined their recruiting, training and retention plans that best serve military service members and veterans. Winners will be selected from this pool of finalist companies and will be announced in May. In addition to being recognized in the May issue of Military Transition News,'s world-wide military base newspaper, winning employers will also be displayed on the web site.

To be included on the 2016 award submission deadline notification, companies should send an e-mail request to

About MVE
The Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans. The MVE recognition is produced by, where America's military connects with civilian careers., with parent company Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., together deliver the largest military-to-civilian footprint available to companies seeking to recruit and hire from the military talent pool. BMI is based in metro-Atlanta, Georgia.

About Military Transition News (MTN)   
Published since 2005, Military Transition News  is a bi-monthly multi-media publication (print / e-mail / web) featuring practical information for job seekers, including resume and interviewing tips, transition planning and strategy recommendations, company profiles, and advice from transition experts. MTN is distributed to military bases worldwide via military transition classes, through Military Transition Offices (TAP and ACAP), military hospitals, USO centers and email distribution.