15 Best Employers for Veterans

Some of the best employers dedicated to hiring veterans

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There are several companies committed to helping veterans make the transition from military to civilian life. Although the reasons are varied, most experts say companies are attracted to veterans for their discipline, leadership and teamwork skills. Forbes worked with compensation information site Payscale.com, to compile the list of the top employers for veterans below:

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Booz Allen Hamilton
Industry: Weapons and Security

With more than 22,000 employees, Booz Allen is a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the US government in defense, intelligence and civil markets, and to major corporations and not for profit organizations.

U.S. Department of Defense
Industry: Government Agencies

The Department of Defense is America’s oldest and largest government agency. Headquartered at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., the mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. The department’s headquarters is at the Pentagon.

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)*
Industry: Weapons and Security

Over 10,000 former military professionals have chosen SAIC as their employer of choice. According to the website, skills developed in the service—from intelligence to logistics to space and earth sciences—are all easily transferable to what they do.

L-3 Communications
Industry: Weapons and Security

Supplies command and control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C3ISR) support to government customers such as the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, NASA, aerospace contractors and commercial telecommunications and wireless customers.

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