Veterans Florida, a nonprofit corporation created by the State of Florida that provides veteran and transitioning service members with career opportunities and entrepreneurship resources, recently announced they have partnered with Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, to launch new initiatives and further aid the organization with its growth and long term vision.
Lockheed Martin currently employs approximately 100,000 individuals worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacturing, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The company aims to assist in expanding the ongoing initiatives of the Veterans Workforce Training Programs by providing new services meant to maximize veteran employment opportunities in Florida.
“Veterans bring valuable leadership, skills, and a mission-focused mindset that are fundamental to fulfilling our commitment to customer success,” said Michael Williamson, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Vice President. “Lockheed Martin is excited to partner with Veterans Florida and build a strong workforce that can compete in today’s modern economy, and reflects our dedication to creating economic opportunity for veterans in communities across Florida and the United States.”
“We are excited to work with Lockheed Martin to provide veterans who are interested in the high-tech field of aerospace the opportunity to succeed in Florida,” said Joe Marino, Executive Director of Veterans Florida. “We are committed to enabling transitioning veterans and their families to connect with veteran friendly employers who value their talent and experience.”
Through the Veterans Florida Career Service Programs, veterans are able to connect with employers who are eager to hire them for careers that align with their skill sets. For more
information regarding Veterans Florida and its programs, please visit http://www.veteransflorida.org.