Announces the 2012 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® Winners

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MVEs are recognized in the month of May to help honor Armed Forces Day, May 19, 2012, where America's military connects with civilian careers, announced the 2012 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military today. The winners were selected based on surveys in which employers outlined their recruiting, training and retention plans that best serve military service members and veterans.

“I have come to look forward to the month of May and the subsequent release of the employer names, representing both large and small businesses, which receive the Most Valuable Employers for Military honor,” said Sandra (Sandy) Morris, CEO, Bradley-Morris, Inc., parent company of “The number of companies that recognizes today as MVEs has increased each year of the award. This trend, where more employers are focusing their resources on the hiring and retaining of military, is one to celebrate. I congratulate each of these companies on their recognition.”

The 2012 MVE Winners are:

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • Amazon
  • American Red Cross
  • The Army & Air Force Exchange Service
  • BNSF Railway
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • CACI International Inc
  • Capstone Corporation
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • Citi
  • Crete Carrier Corp.
  • CSX Corporation
  • DaVita, Inc.
  • Edward Jones
  • First Command Financial Services
  • Fluor Corporation
  • General Electric
  • G4S Secure Solutions USA
  • Halfaker and Associates, LLC
  • Humana Inc
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • ManTech International Corporation
  • National Truck Driver School/National Heavy Equipment Operator School
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Newmont Mining Corporation
  • Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, LLC
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • SAYtr
  • Schneider National, Inc.
  • Scientific Research Corporation
  • Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Southern Company
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Sprint
  • Sunbelt Rentals
  • United Rentals, Inc.
  • University of Phoenix
  • URS Federal Services
  • USAA
  • Verizon Communications Inc.
  • Waste Management, Inc.
  • Whelan Security

“JPMorgan Chase is honored to be named one of the 2012 Most Valuable Employers,” said Tom Higgins, Head of Operational Control and Military and Veterans Affairs for JPMorgan Chase. “Our nation's military veterans represent the best this country has to offer and are a valuable asset to any organization. At JPMorgan Chase, we are fully committed to not just hiring veterans, but also to helping them develop the skills and resources they need to succeed throughout their careers.”

The 2012 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military was open to all U.S.-based companies. In addition to being recognized in the May issue of Civilian Job News,'s worldwide military base newspaper, winning employers will also be displayed on the web site.

To be included on the 2013 award submission notification, companies should send an e-mail request to

About MVE
The Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans.

About, where America's military connects with civilian careers, delivers job fairs, staffing services, a job board plus employer advertising in our military base newspaper, Civilian Job News.

About Civilian Job News (CJN)     
Published since 2005, Civilian Job News is a bi-monthly multi-media publication (print / e-mail / web) featuring practical information for job seekers, including resume and interviewing tips, transition planning and strategy recommendations, company profiles, and advice from transition experts. CJN is distributed to military bases worldwide including via military transition classes, through Military Transition Offices (TAP and ACAP), military hospitals, USO centers and email distribution.

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