Government Tactical Solutions (GovTact), a national security firm, has received the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Program Platinum Medallion Award from the Department of Labor (DOL).
The HIRE Vets Award implements the requirements of the HIRE Vets Act of 2017 (Public Law 115-31). The award is the only federal award recognizing exceptional achievement in veteran employment.
Recipients of the 2021 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.
GovTact meets the criteria required for a Platinum Medallion Award with its veteran hiring and workplace practices. GovTact, a Service Disable Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), was founded by a Marine veteran in 2011. 23 percent of GovTact employees are veterans. The company also has a veteran mentorship program for veteran team members.
“This recognition is an incredible honor as a veteran-focused company,” said Paul Sanchez, GovTact CEO. “Since founding GovTact a decade ago, it has always been a priority to hire veterans and ensure they have a work environment to be successful. Our veteran team members are essential to our company, and we are proud to have such a strong representation of veterans at GovTact.”
Learn more about the HIRE Vets Program and view the full list of awardees here.
Since its founding in 2011, Government Tactical Solutions (GovTact) has been providing mission-critical solutions in support of national security. GovTact is an 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that operates in 12 states supporting the missions of 15 government customers. GovTact couples strategic understanding with tactical execution to solve customers' toughest challenges. GovTact's areas of expertise include IT administration, systems engineering, technical training, cloud architecture/DevOps engineering, data analytics and architecture and cybersecurity solutions.
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 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2022. 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.