Navy’s Wounded Warrior program boosts vet hiring

Vice Adm. Kevin McCoy, Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command

wfedstaff | June 3, 2015 11:04 pm

The Obama administration is asking your agency to hire more veterans.

The Naval Sea Systems Command has found a way to beat its goal for hiring a certain group of vets – wounded warriors – by more than 200 percent.

The command has done it through an award-winning talent program that begins in military treatment facilities. The Command received the ERE Recruiting Excellence Award for Best Military Talent program for its Wounded Warrior hiring program.

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Vice Admiral Kevin McCoy, head of Naval Sea Systems Command, explains the recruiting strategies.