Why Hire a Veteran?

Employers from large organizations like Starbucks and Verizon to high-tech startups like FirstElement Fuel
explain why it makes good business sense to hire vets.


We are proud to announce seven best-in-class veterans service organizations that are new winners of our 2014 Seal of Distinction Award. 

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Our Mission

Raising awareness of veterans' employment challenges and supporting groups that assist them in finding high quality careers.

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Veterans Day Gameathon - November 11th

Create a fundraising page and ask your friends and family to sponsor your Call of Duty gameathon on November 11th to help put vets in good jobs.


Featured News

Unemployment Rate

For young vets (Age 20-24)

Unemployment Rate Chart

Average Cost

To place vets in jobs

Source: GAO and Call of Duty Endowment

Top 5 Reasons

Companies Don't Hire Vets

Skill Translation

Negative Stereotype

Skill Mismatch

Future Deployment


Source: Center for New American Security

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Former Marine Shannon Potts was placed by Hire Heroes USA as a physical education teacher and football coach in Coalmont, TN. He’s making a huge difference in the lives of economically disadvantaged kids in his school district.

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Who We Help

Get a close look at veterans placed into high quality careers by non-profits the Call of Duty Endowment funds.

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