WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 6, 2019) – Qualis Corporation, a lead integrator of technical and engineering services to NASA and the Department of Defense, was honored as a recipient of the Department of Labor 2019 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award presented at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C, at the Frances Perkins Department of Labor Building.
The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Medallion Program implements the requirements of Public Law 115-31, the HIRE Vets Act of 2017 signed by President Donald J. Trump in May 2017. By meeting the criteria required for a Gold Medallion Award, Qualis demonstrated a model of patriotism worthy of praise as well as a recognition of the value veterans bring to the workplace.
“Qualis Corporation is committed to fostering an inclusive environment, and we are proud to hire our veterans to be a part of this great team. It is an honor to be recognized as a Medallion Award recipient.,” said Keanna Nichols, Qualis Human Resources Vice President.
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development.
“Qualis is passionate about partnering with veterans and bringing their experience to the team in support of the warfighter. We are proud to be one of the 427 companies recognized this year. During the awards ceremony, speakers discussed the training and development military members go through, here and abroad, and how that translates to the civilian workforce. We are looking forward to veteran partnerships in years to come!” said Ellen Vought, Qualis Human Resources Recruiter, who accepted the award on behalf of the company.
The HIRE Vets Act requires the Secretary of Labor to establish a program, by rule, that recognizes employer efforts to recruit, employ, and retain veterans. Employer-applicants meeting certain criteria receive a medallion award according to business size in one of two award tiers: platinum and gold. To learn more about the HIRE Vets Medallion Program visit www.hirevets.gov.
For more information, contact the Business Development Department at (256) 971-1707 or visit www.qualis-corp.com.
About Qualis Corporation
Qualis Corporation is a Woman-Owned Small Business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, with a 26-year history as a trusted Air Force, Army, Joint Department of Defense, MDA, NASA, and Navy partner. Qualis employees provide award-winning support to complex technical and engineering efforts, helping ensure critical programs, products, and systems are acquired, tested, and fully operational when fielded. Our qualifications are deeply rooted in the entire acquisition life cycle for highly complex ACAT I-III, Urgent Operational Needs, and Joint Urgent Operational Needs systems and components in support of the Warfighter, Homeland Defense, and Human Spaceflight.