U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su recognized Pacific Aerospace Consulting 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. Pacific Aerospace Consulting earned the gold 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.
Pacific Aerospace Consulting 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 employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages.
About Pacific Aerospace Consulting
Established in 2004, Pacific Aerospace Consulting (PAC) is a veteran-owned business (SDVOSB) comprised of two independent companies in Australia and the United States, providing capabilities to Defense and commercial clients. PAC enables our client’s success within a rapidly evolving, globally integrated environment through niche technical and operational skills, a strategically located workforce, and a commitment to innovation.
Our team – over 80% veterans – is formed by operators, engineers, and technical specialists, aviation software and systems, and mission planning with experience in Defense, Government, and civilian organizations. Our core services are Aerospace Acquisition and Sustainment services, Programmatic Support, Integrated Training Solutions, Mission Systems, and Cyber Security.
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.