Nation’s Top 2023 Military Friendly® Employers Announced

PITTSBURGH, November 11, 2022 – The 20th annual list of Military Friendly® Employers has been released on and will be published in the December 2022 issue of G.I. Jobs® magazine. To reserve ad space in the December issue of GI Jobs magazine, the deadline is November 23, 2022. 

Top Military Friendly® Employers

There were several top employers in each Military Friendly® category.

Amentum earned the #1 2023 Military Friendly® Employer ranking in the largest company category. In response to the designation, John Heller, CEO of Amentum, said, “The value we place on military service is evident throughout our company and we are honored to have members of the military community on our team.”

In additional categories, Combined Insurance earned top honors in the $1 billion to $5 billion annual revenue category, while Premise Health was number one among middle-market firms. PrimCorp,LLC took top honors in the small to midsize firms and Blue Shield of California took the number one spot among nonprofit and government organizations.

Longstanding Military Friendly® Employers

Earning the Military Friendly® designation every year since the beginning of the list since December 2003 is a triumph. These Military Friendly Employers have created longstanding programs that show their commitment to veterans.

The Home Depot and USAA have been rated as Military Friendly® Employers in all 20 years since the list started.

In at least 16 of the 20 years, ManTech, Travelers, CDW, AT&T, BNSF Railway, Cintas, Schneider, Southern Company, State Farm, Southwest Airlines, and J.B. Hunt, have been designated a Military Friendly® Employer.

Military Friendly Data

“Being recognized with the Military Friendly® Employer Award highlights our commitment to a future where all people feel welcomed and appreciated. This acknowledgment confirms that we are heading in the right direction on our journey,” said Pete Hernandez, SVP ESG & Organizational Effectiveness, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.

From the Military Friendly® Employer Survey data, we can see which industries, jobs, and hiring regions companies are focusing on in 2023.

Defense Contractors led the way, representing 11% of Military Friendly® designated employers. 2nd was Business Services, Health and Pharmaceutical Services, and Information Technology which made up 10% of the designated employers this year.

Geographically, Military Friendly® Employers identified Texas as their top hiring region for veterans, with California, Virginia, Florida,  North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Ohio, Colorado, and New York rounding out the Top 10 hiring regions.

For further information on the Military Friendly® Employers list, contact

About Military Friendly®

Military Friendly® is the standard that measures an organization’s commitment, effort, and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for the military community. Over 1,800 organizations compete annually for Military Friendly® designation. Military Friendly® ratings are owned by Viqtory, Inc., a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. Viqtory is not affiliated with or endorsed by the U.S. Department of Defense or the federal government. Results are produced via a rules-based algorithm. The data-driven Military Friendly® lists and methodology can be found at

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