The Pledge to Support Georgia's Veterans
WHEREAS, Governor Deal, the Great State of Georgia and its employers recognize the significant sacrifices and contributions the members of our Armed Forces have made, and continue to make, in the service of our nation and for the preservation of our freedom; and
WHEREAS, brave and dedicated Georgia Veterans, who have served with honor and distinction, are returning home after more than a decade of defending this great nation; and
WHEREAS, in the process of defending our nation and preserving freedom for Americans, these service men and women have gained valuable knowledge, training and skills critical to the success of Georgia’s businesses and industry; and
WHEREAS, employment is paramount to the economic success of these individuals, Georgia businesses and the Great State of Georgia.
NOW THEREFORE, we unite with the Great State of Georgia, Governor Deal and other Georgia employers in pledging that:
- We will reach out to Georgia’s Veterans in order to employ the most capable workforce in Georgia.
- We will take full advantage of OPERATION: WORKFORCE in an effort to match skilled and capable Veterans with appropriate and fulfilling employment opportunities.
- We will provide increased occasions of interviews and enhance hiring opportunities for Georgia’s Veterans, which will not only benefit returning service men and women, but also our companies and the Great State of Georgia.
Department of Economic Development Worforce Division