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3 Reasons Employers Should Apply for the #HireVets Medallion Award


Hire Vets Medallion Program.

The U.S. Department of Labor is accepting applications for the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program!

The Award recognizes employers for their investments in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans.

Not sure if you should apply? Here are three reasons you should:

  1. HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipients are recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor for hiring veterans.
  2. The Award signals your commitment to veteran hiring and retention, letting potential applicants and clients know that you’re a veteran-friendly business.
  3. Award recipients will receive a certificate, and digital images of the medallion to use in your marketing and promotional activities.

View the Award criteria, find answers to frequently asked questions, and apply today at Want to hear what previous awardees have to say? Watch these videos featuring recipients of the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award.


Sam Shellenberger is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations and Management for the Veterans' Employment and Training Service.


* This blog has been updated from an earlier version.

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