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Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies and Top Veteran-Friendly Schools

(Irvine, California) – August 15, 2016 – U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) today released the results of its much-anticipated 2016 evaluation of the nation’s Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies and Top Veteran-Friendly Schools.

U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) polled hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies for this year’s Best of the Best evaluations. At USVM, our goal is to open up employment, business and supplier opportunities within the federal government and corporate America for veterans, transitioning service members, disabled veterans, spouses and veteran business owners. The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. These non-biased studies are valuable resources for job-seekers, business owners, students, consumers, senior management, business associations, employment agencies and consumer groups

This year’s winners include the following, in alphabetical order:

Top Veteran-Friendly Companies

ADS, Inc.
Air Force Reserve Command
American Airlines
Amica Insurance
Archer Daniels Midland
Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
Associated Bank
Aviall Services Inc.
BAE Systems
Bank of America
BNSF Railway
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
BP America
C.R. England
CACI International, Inc.
Capital One
CenterPoint Energy
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Chevron Corporation
CINTAS Corporation
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Citigroup Inc.
Colorado Springs Utilities
Combined Insurance Company of America
CruiseOne/Dream Vacations
Cruise Planners
CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation)
CVS Health
DaVita, Inc.
Devon Energy Corporation
Dollar General
Dominion Resources, Inc.
Drexel Hamilton, LLC
DynCorp International
Eaton Corporation
Enterprise Holdings
Exelon Corporation
Express Scripts
First Data
Fluor Corporation
Ford Motor Company
G4S Secure Solutions (USA)
General Electric Company
General Mills
General Motors Corporation
Gulfstream Aerospace
Hilton Worldwide
Hormel Foods
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Ingersoll Rand
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Johnson Controls, Inc.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
L-3 Communications
La Quinta Inns & Suites
Lockheed Martin
Logistics Health Incorporated
Lowe’s Companies Inc.
ManTech International
Maverick Transportation LLC
McKesson Corp.
Microsoft Corporation
Morgan Stanley
MUFG Union Bank
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
New York Power Authority
Norfolk Southern
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Parker Hannifin
PG&E Corporation
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Progressive Insurance
Prudential Financial
Public Service Enterprise Group
Robert Half
Roehl Transport
Samaritan Health Services
Schneider National, Inc.
Sodexo USA
Southern Company
Southwest Airlines
State Farm
The Boeing Company
The Coca Cola Company
The GEO Group, Inc.
The Hershey Company
The Home Depot USA, Inc.
U.S. Bank
U.S. Cellular Corporation
Union Pacific Railroad
United Rentals
United States Postal Service
Verizon Communications Inc.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Waste Management
Werner Enterprises Inc.
Western & Southern Life
Xcel Energy
Xerox Corporation


Top Supplier Diversity Programs

American Airlines
BAE Systems
Bank of America
Booz Allen Hamilton
ConAgra Foods
CVS Health
DTE Energy
Duke Energy
DynCorp International
Ford Motor Company
Honda North America
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Lockheed Martin
Mack Trucks
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (subsidiary of Novartis AG)
PG&E Corporation
Pitney Bowes Inc.
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Procter & Gamble
Robert Half
Rockwell Collins
The Hartford
Verizon Communications
Xerox Corporation


Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies

Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS)
Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)
Army National Guard
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Export-Import Bank of the United States
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Los Angeles Airport Police Department (LADX)
Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD)
Louisville Metro Police
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Security Agency (NSA)
NAVAIR–U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command
NAVSEA–Naval Sea Systems Command
New York City Police Department (NYPD)
Port Authority of New York
San Antonio Police Department (SAPD)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
United States Marine Corps
United States Postal Service
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard Civilian Careers
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Department of the Treasury
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. National Guard
U.S. Navy
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
U.S. Secret Service
U.S. Small Business Administration


Top Veteran-Friendly Schools

Academy of Arts University
American Military University
Argosy University
Arizona State University
Arkansas State University
Ashford University
Austin Peay State University
Black Hills State University
California State University, San Bernardino
California State University, San Marcos
Capitol Technology University
Central Baptist College
Clarion University
Colorado Technical University
Columbia College
Columbia Southern University
Columbia University
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
D’Youville College
East Tennessee State University
Eastern Kentucky University-EKU
Excelsior College
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Florida Atlantic University
Fort Hays State University
Governors State University
Hawaii Pacific University
Indiana State University
Indiana Tech
Indiana University-Purdue University
Iowa Lakes Community College
Lewis University
Long Island University
Mercy College
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Middle Tennessee State University
Mississippi State University
Morehead State University
New York Film Academy
Niagara University
Northern Arizona University
Northern Kentucky University
Ohio State University
Old Dominion University
Oregon Institute of Technology
Park University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
San Diego State University
San Diego State University-College of Business Administration
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
South Dakota State University
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Stratford University
SUNY College of Plattsburgh
SUNY Oswego
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University, San Antonio
Texas Tech University
The Art Institutes
The University of Texas at El Paso
Troy University
University of Alabama
University of Alabama Birmingham
University of California, Berkeley
University of Colorado, Denver
University of Evansville
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland University College
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
University of Michigan
University of Nebraska
University of North Georgia
University of South Dakota
University of South Florida
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific
Webster University
West Virginia University
Western Illinois University
Western Kentucky University
Western Michigan University
Wisconsin School of Business


The goal of the annual evaluations is to not only bring the latest information and guidance to our readers, but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations and government agencies. The lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses that were performed by DiversityComm’s agents and/or affiliates. This year, more than 350 companies and institutions participated.

The results are published in the summer issue of U.S Veterans Magazine and available on newsstands mid-August. DiversityComm also publishes Black EOE Journal, HISPANIC Network Magazine, Professional Woman’s Magazine, Diversity in STEAM Magazine and DIVERSEAbility Magazine.

For more information about the annual Best of the Best survey or U.S Veterans Magazine, please contact the research department, at (855) 411-8786;; or visit us online at

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About U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM)

The mission of the U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) is simple: open up immediate, lucrative employment, business and supplier opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members, disabled veterans, and veteran business owners within the federal government, as well as corporate America. In turn, we link companies and government entities to qualified career and business candidates from the ranks of the nation’s veterans. We provide the latest, most important veteran news, covering virtually every industry, business and profession. This includes up-to-date statistics on workforce diversity, as well as business-to-business trends. We offer both recruitment and business opportunities, along with accurate, timely conferences and event calendars. And, just as importantly, we spotlight inspiring role models and notable mentors. USVM is a WBENC-certified company.





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