Categories for Veterans’ Support

Every CEO in the United States is being challenged to post their Veterans’ Initiatives on their corporate websites.  The Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point (TLDG) is leading the way with our own statement (read it here) and corresponding set of initiatives.

You might be thinking, we want to support our military, veterans and their families, but how? Support can come in many forms! We have identified themes as key areas that companies can focus on:

  1. Attracting Veterans
  2. Recruiting Veterans
  3. Hiring Veterans
  4. Training Veterans
  5. Retaining Veterans
  6. Veterans networking within your company
  7. Supporting National Guard and Reserve employees and their families
  8. Hiring and Supporting Spouses of Active Duty, Guard and Reserves
  9. Providing special retail discounts for veterans and military
  10. Using purchasing to provide Service Disabled Veterans Owned Businesses and Veterans owned businesses
  11. Supporting Veterans’ philanthropies
  12. Utilizing the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill to help educate your work force by hiring and supporting veterans
  13. Honoring all Veterans and Military within your company

What are you doing to support Veterans in your organization? Share your ideas and thoughts using #vetsdayceochallenge.