If you are an honorably discharged U.S. veteran, Walmart has a guaranteed job for you within its company, the chain says.
Walmart this week is celebrating the sixth anniversary of its “Welcome Home” program, established in 2013 and enhanced in 2015. Since its inception, the program has hired 226,000 veterans nationally, including 7,794 in Pennsylvania and 2,341 in New Jersey. There is a goal to hire 250,000 military veterans by 2020, a chain spokesman said.
Retired Brigadier General Gary Profit, senior director of military programs for Walmart, said in a statement the chain’s veterans bring “strong value systems and capable leadership” to the business.
“Our military veteran associates are talented and dedicated, and they make us better,” he said. “As a veteran myself, I am