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STAFFORD, VA – November 9, 2022 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized GCubed Inc. as one of the 835 recipients of the 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. GCubed earned the Platinum 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.
“GCubed is proud of to be an award winner every year since its inception five years ago,” said Vernon Green, CEO and retired Army Veteran. “As someone who transitioned to the private sector, I know firsthand the challenges faced during that transition. GCubed is committed to ensuring that those that served our country have a pathway into the private sector. We know that Veteran values, work ethic, and mission-focus fits seamlessly into our corporate culture.”
GCubed joins 834 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 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. More than 1,400 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018.
About GCubed, Inc.
Founded in 2014, GCubed, Inc. is a veteran-owned, 8(a) IT business with defense, civilian, and commercial past performance. Areas of expertise include network engineering, cybersecurity, and program management. The company is headquartered in Stafford, Virginia, with contractors across multiple sites in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. For more information, visit www.gcubedinc.com.
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, 2023. 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.