Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, November 10, 2021 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Linchpin Solutions as one of the recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. Linchpin Solutions earned the gold award after applying earlier this year.
The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans. Linchpin Solutions joins 848 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans, but also ensuring that they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service.
“Receiving the 2021 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award from the U.S Department of Labor is a true honor” says Linchpin Solutions’ CEO, Edwin Peña. “As a veteran of the USMC, I take great pride in our concerted efforts to recruit, hire and retain veterans. Linchpin helps veterans develop rewarding careers where they can expand upon the skills and expertise they established in the military and maintain a connection with the military/government work through our contracts.”
About Linchpin Solutions
Established in 2014, Linchpin Solutions Inc. is an SBA 8(a) certified and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) firm that provides tactical C5ISR service and solutions for Federal and Commercial clients. Linchpin Solutions’ areas of expertise include integrated logistics support services, help desk solutions, curriculum development and training, and professional services. To find out more, please visit www.linchpinsolutions.com.
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. 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. For more information about the program and the application process, visit HIREVets.gov.