Goldbelt Falcon receives 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor
November 8, 2023 – U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su recognized Goldbelt Falcon as one of the 859 recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. Goldbelt Falcon earned the platinum award after applying earlier this year. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.
Goldbelt Falcon joins 858 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans, but also ensuring that they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service.
Recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. More than 1,600 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018.
About Goldbelt Falcon
Goldbelt Falcon is focused on four specific areas of expertise: Program Management & Logistics, Systems Engineering, Metrology & Calibration, and Research & Bioinformatics. We serve the scientific, technical, and engineering needs of customers charged with defense, homeland security, aerospace technologies, and environmental protection. We operate effectively across a diverse range of customers and capabilities because of our domain expertise and technology tools as well as the skills of our team members.
About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program:
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by businesses that demonstrate unparalleled commitment to attracting, hiring and retaining veterans. The 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2024. For more information about the program and the application process, visit HIREVets.gov.
There are different awards for large employers (500-plus employees), medium employers (51-499 employees), and small employers (50 or fewer employees). Additionally, there are two award tiers: platinum and gold.