The state of Virginia is known for its military bases and military focused infrastructure. It is the home of the largest naval base in the world in Norfolk and then the the Washington, D.C. suburbs has the largest concentration of military members in the United States. Virginia businesses are also known for being very friendly to those who served in the military. There are plenty of employers who have open arms for those who have served their country.
The following is a look at some of the best places to work in Virginia that are friendly to the military.
Navy Federal Credit Union has a strong presence in Virginia and is especially military friendly to both their employees and customers alike. The name itself shows that military personnel in their ranks is a commonality. While it is the Naval focused Credit Union, they employ members of all the military branches. Navy Federal Credit Union looks for positive and enthusiastic team members who want to work for a mission-based organization devoted to serving our military members and their families.
-Based in Vienna, VA
ADS, Inc. is a business that is highly favored by its employees and is certainly known to be friendly to the military. It is based in Virginia Beach which is home to several military bases being in the Hampton Roads area. The company donates to several military causes and they go out of their way to make sure that if any ex or current military personnel want to join their team that they get seriously considered. They also created Mission Give Back, which shows their support of the military by offering veteran employment and training, military and first responder family support and wounded warrior assistance.
-Based in Virginia Beach, VA
CarMax is based in the capital city of Richmond and is known as the largest retailer of used cars in the United States. The company takes pride in being able to offer and afford community support and career opportunities to the military and their families. Nearly ten percent of all CarMax hires are veterans and military spouses! Carmax finds that members of the military embody the values of the business like: integrity, teamwork, commitment to putting people first, and always doing the right thing. CarMax shares these qualities —they’re the bedrock of our business. They have also teamed up with organizations like “Hiring Our Heroes” to connect veterans with careers at CarMax.
-Based in Richmond, VA
Lastly, is Audi of America which is based in the D.C. suburb city of Herndon. This company goes out of their way to hire military members. The reason that they do this is because they want people who pay attention to detail and are used to working in a fast paced and challenging environment. Audi of America want results and they believe they can get that when they are able to hire current or ex military members.
-Based in Herndon, Va