Announces the 2014 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 17, 2014.

Atlanta, GA - March 6, 2014 -, where America's military connects with civilian careers, announced the finalists for the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military today.  Marking the sixth year of its publication in 2014, the MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.

“We recognize that unemployment among veterans is a national issue, affecting current service members transitioning from active duty, other veterans, as well as members of the Guard and Reserve,” said Ryan Kosowsky, Managing Director/Talent Acquisition at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. “We believe that veterans represent some of the very best talent in the country, and we’re proud to be the employer of choice for many who have served and who continue to serve.

The MVE finalist companies are: 

  • 7-Eleven, Inc.
  • Accenture
  • Advantor Systems
  • AeroTurbine, Inc.
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • Allsteel and HON Manufacturing
  •, Inc.
  • APi Group Inc.
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • AREVA Inc.
  • Baker Hughes Incorporated
  • Bank of America
  • Bell Helicopter
  • BNSF Railway
  • C.R. England
  • CACI International Inc.
  • Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Capstone Corporation
  • CBRE
  • CCA
  • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • CN Rail
  • Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • Columbus Water Works
  • Commercial Flooring Solutions
  • Component Repair Technologies
  • Convergys Corporation
  • Crete Carrier Corporation
  • CSX Corporation
  • Datalogic Industrial Automation
  • DaVita Healthcare Partners
  • Deloitte
  • Devon Energy
  • Eaton
  • Edward Jones
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Epes Transport System Inc.
  • Exelon Corporation
  • Express Scripts, Inc
  • Family Dollar Stores, Inc.
  • FDM Group
  • Frontier Communications
  • FuelCell Energy, Inc.
  • GE
  • Groendyke Transport Inc.
  • Halfaker and Associates, LLC
  • Henry Schein, Inc
  • Humana, Inc.
  • Ingenuity IEQ
  • Integrity Applications Incorporated
  • Intel
  • J Dog Franchises, Inc.
  • J. M. Waller Associates, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Kelly Services, Inc.
  • Kiewit Corporation
  • Kraft Foods
  • La Quinta Inns & Suites
  • Legion Logistics LLC
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • ManTech International Corporation
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Onsite Occupational Health & Safety, Inc.
  • Paragon
  • Patten Industries
  • Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, LLC
  • Pepco Holdings Inc.
  • Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • Rembrandt Foods
  • Ryder
  • Safeway Inc.
  • SAIC
  • SAYtr
  • Schneider
  • Securitas Security Services, USA
  • Signarama
  • Signature Science, LLC
  • Southern Company
  • Sprint
  • SYKES Home Powered by Alpine Access
  • Systems Service Enterprises, Inc. (SSE)
  • Strategic Communications
  • TAW
  • Tech Valley Technologies
  • The Dwyer Group
  • The GEO Group, Inc.
  • TMC Transportation
  • Top Guard Security
  • Transocean Inc.
  • Triple Canopy, Inc.
  • Troops to Teachers - Kentucky
  • United Rentals Inc.
  • University of Phoenix
  • URS Federal Services
  • USAA
  • Verizon Communications, Inc.
  • W.W. Grainger
  • Werner Enterprises
  • Westgate Resorts
  • Whelan Security
  • Xcel Energy

“Increasingly, military-friendly companies are coming to the forefront. This is reflected in the record number of employers that applied for the MVE recognition in 2014,” said Jake Hutchings, Director of “It is a significant milestone that more than 100 businesses are being acknowledged today based on the quality of their veteran hiring focus.”

The 2014 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military presented by Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. 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 May 1, 2014. 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 2015 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.