DynCorp InternationalÂ has receivedÂ the Veteran Friendly Employer of the YearÂ award from Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, Texas, for hiring military veterans to work at theÂ global government services company.
The companyÂ said Monday it recruitedÂ 1,746 veterans last year and that former military personnel account for nearly 66 percent of its workforce.
â€œDIâ€™s legacy of supporting and appreciating veteran employees is integral to our company culture and values, and itâ€™s a privilege for this support to be recognized,” said Greg Burden, military outreach manager at DynCorp.
Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County consists of the Alliance Opportunity Center and five ancillary contractors that provide employment, career training, child care and veteran services across the region.
â€œTarrant Countyâ€™s workforce development team works hard to help provide local employment opportunities,â€ said Elaine Kinnee who leads recruiting operations at DynCorp.