Local companies supporting the veteran workforce
ROANOKE, Va. – For some veterans, making the transition from active duty to the civilian workforce can pose challenges, but numerous companies in Southwest Virginia are working to make the transition easier. This year, it was given the Virginia Values Veterans Award at the Virginia Veterans and Military Affairs Conference. To help with that, Carilion has several programs to support its workforce and build community. “It’s a group that lets our veteran population come together for comradery, support and lets them make connections with the veteran group within our organization. He works full-time, while also attending Radford University Carilion full-time, working toward a nursing degree.