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Red Cross Recognized For Program To Hire Military, Veterans

The American Red Cross is being recognized for its job recruiting, training and retention plans for members of the military and veterans by, which connects America’s military with civilian careers.

The Red Cross was one of forty-five United States organizations or companies named the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military in 2012 by

"We are thrilled to be recognized for our recruitment outreach efforts to the military and their families," said Melissa Hurst, Chief Human Resources. "We look forward to extending our efforts and thank everyone for being supportive of our military recruitment program."

The MVE 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.” is a website where America's military can connect with civilian careers. The site offers job fairs, staffing services and a job board plus employer advertising in its military base newspaper, Civilian Job News.