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.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, with nearly 96 million retail customers nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries, including all of the Fortune 500. A Dow 30 company with $111 billion in 2011 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of 184,500. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER: Verizon news releases, executive speeches and biographies, media contacts, high-quality video and images, and other information are available at Verizon's News Center on the World Wide Web at www.verizon.com/news . To receive news releases by email, visit the News Center and register for customized automatic delivery of Verizon news releases. SOURCE Verizon
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