Peregrine Technical Solutions receives 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion award from the U.S. Department of Labor
November 8, 2023 – U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su recognized Peregrine Technical Solutions as one of the 859 recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. Peregrine Technical Solutions earned the platinum 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.
Peregrine Technical Solutions joins 858 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.
Recipients of the 2023 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. More than 1,600 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018.
About Peregrine Technical Solutions
Peregrine was founded in 2011 to meet the expanding requirements of cyber offense/defense activities, including full-spectrum Information Operations (IO) and security engineering. We have developed integrative solutions to help other organizations to meet Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012, specifically focusing on OT networks that include ICS. This DFARS forms the basis of the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and requires DoD contractor information systems to be rated compliant by an independent third-party assessment organization like Peregrine, per NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-171 controls.
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 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2024. 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.