Verizon also has a number of external partnerships to further advocate the hiring of veterans, including Employer Support of Guard and the Reserves, Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Hiring our Heroes and Wounded Warrior Project.
Providing legal support for returning veterans is also a key part of the pro bono program sponsored by Verizon's legal department. In partnership with the National Veterans Legal Services Project, Verizon attorneys provide pro bono legal assistance in support of veterans injured in combat or other hazardous duty. Verizon attorneys have also helped returning veterans start small businesses.
In May, CivilianJobs.com named Verizon to the organization's Most Valuable Employers for Military for the second consecutive year, and the company was named to the Military Times EDGE Best for Vets list for the first time.
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