June 28, 2012

Separation: Jobs that serve you

Cpl. Jolene Bopp
Desert Warrior Staff

In today’s economy, finding a job can be nearly impossible for some. Fortunately for those who’ve served, some companies are giving back to America’s veterans. The Top 100 Military Friendly Employers are based on a survey which evaluated a company’s long-term commitment to hiring former military, assets dedicated to hiring military and percentage of new veteran hires.


Listed below are the top 10 veteran employers for 2011

  1. Amazon: Retail
  2. Southern Company: Energy
  3. CSX Corporation: Transportation
  4. BNSF Railway: Transportation
  5. URS: Defense
  6. ManTech International: Defense
  7. Johnson Controls: Industrial Products
  8. Booz Allen Hamilton: Defense
  9. USAA: Insurance
  10. T-Mobile USA: Telecommunications

Approximately 5,000 companies were eligible to make the G.I. Jobs list, only two percent made the cut. For more veteran friendly employers, visit

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