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Hiring Our Heroes

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Republic Services has a longstanding commitment to our military and to the men and women who serve our country.

In honor of Veterans Day, we recognized our many employees who are veterans and active service members at a celebration at our headquarters – attended by nearly 600 employees. This gave us the opportunity to launch an important employee business resource group named V.A.L.O.R. (Veterans, Advocacy, Learning, Outreach and Recruiting) that will create a network of veterans and military supporters across our company who are passionate about helping veterans.

Veterans Help Us Be Our Best

By Laura Knutson
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Imagine you sign up to serve your country at age 18. You go to boot camp and push your physical and mental limits to an extreme. You spend years on a ship. Maybe you serve in a war zone.

You come home, start a family, get deployed again. Months later, you’re back at your local grocery store, trying to readjust to an old lifestyle that’s suddenly foreign.

To many veterans, this transition back to the civilian world is no easy feat. And at the core is finding a job that fits, which can be the biggest hurdle of all.

Alliance Data Celebrates Veterans Day

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Alliance Data recognizes and celebrates the bravery and sacrifice of veterans every day. We are proud to employ and work with many veterans across our associate groups. Every year on Veterans Day, Alliance Data hosts a flag raising ceremony at company headquarters in Columbus, Ohio to honor all the men and women serving in our military who protect our freedoms and thank them for their service.

Celebrating Veterans Day: How the Army Prepared This Vet for Success at Intel

The military opened a wider world for Jeremy Roy. Intel expanded it.
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Growing up in a small town nestled within Oregon’s lush Umpqua River Valley, Jeremy Roy dreamed of a wide-open future made possible by a college education. Then a teacher told his class that few of them would ever attend college. Not one to give up easily, Jeremy decided to take another path forward. He enlisted in the Army. And inadvertently took his first step toward a future in tech. 

Wells Fargo Supports Veterans With Housing, Career Transition Assistance

More than $170 million in donations overall since 2012 delivers steady support for military community
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:  WFC) announced the company has donated more than $170 million overall since 2012 to military- and veteran-related nonprofits that support housing, career transition, financial education and more.  

From the Marines to Merck: Pursuing Missions That Matter

By Joe Butcher, Associate Director, Corporate Strategy
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When I decided to pursue a career in the military, I wasn’t sure whether it would be for 5 years or 20 years. I was passionate about serving our country and drawn to the Marine Corps’ camaraderie and values of “Honor, Courage, and Commitment”. I’ll be forever grateful for the experiences the Marine Corps provided me and, most importantly, the Marines with whom I served.

Ultimately, I decided to leave the military for business school and a new mission. I believe that the private sector’s resources can and should be used to help solve our world’s most pressing challenges.

After Searching, Veteran Found a Home at Duke Energy

Ex-Marine from Ohio is training to become a lineworker
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Wayne Hambrick worked a couple of jobs after a back injury ended his career in the Marines. But he hadn’t found what he was looking for – until he got a position working outside in sometimes difficult conditions with long hours.

Hambrick joined the Marines when he was 21. It happened to be a natural fit, with plenty of his relatives having served in the military, including a grandfather who was a POW in Korea.

Saluting Our Servicemembers: T. Rowe Price and the USO Celebrate Veterans Day

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BALTIMORE, November 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As a young man stationed in the Persian Gulf with the United States Army, Doug Comer learned firsthand the significance of receiving a care package from the United Service Organizations (USO).

Helping Veterans Rebuild Their Lives, One Home at a Time

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Lockheed Martin demonstrated its ongoing mission to serve our nation’s military veterans and their families by donating $97,000 last month to Homes for Our Troops, a nonprofit organization that builds specially adapted custom homes for severely injured post-9/11 veterans. Over the past six years, Lockheed Martin has committed more than $400,000 to the charitable organization.

Hallmark Shows Gratitude for Veterans

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In 2016, Kelly Brock, a reservation coordinator for Hallmark’s attractions, and member of Hallmark’s Military Interest Group (MIG), reached out to her father-in-law’s USS Hornet organization with an idea.

The Hornet’s members — veterans who served in the Pacific War, World War II, and the Vietnam War were looking for a location to host their annual reunion the next year. Brock suggested they visit Kansas City and tour the Hallmark Visitors Center, where the staff would create a special military display in their honor.

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