Kratos Defense and Young's Market 2014 Hire A Patriot's “Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” Award Recipients

Announcement of 2014 Hire A Patriot's “Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” Award Recipients.

San Diego, CA, August 21, 2014 --( Congratulations to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and Young’s Market Company on receiving Hire A Patriot’s 2014 “Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” Award. The award is given to the employer(s) that has exhibited the highest dedication and support of active duty military, Veterans and their families. The Above and Beyond Award was presented to Marc Shapiro, Vice President of Human Resources, Kratos Defense and to Alex Figge, Lead Recruiter for Young’s Market Company. Kratos Defense and Young’s Market have been key partners and supporters of Hire A Patriot over the last three years.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. is a specialized National Security technology Company providing mission critical products, solutions and services for United States National Security. The Company is headquartered in San Diego, California, with resources throughout the U.S. and in key strategic military locations. Their workforce demographic for veterans is at 7% across the US and 8% here at their headquarters facility. Kratos Defense has been with Hire Patriot since their first event at the USS Midway, now on their 16th event, Kratos has been an employer member partner the entire time.

Young’s Market Company was founded in 1888 and is one of the oldest continuously operating companies in the United States. In the 68 years since Young’s Market Company decided to engage exclusively in the sale and distribution of wine and spirits, it has grown from a relatively small local distributor servicing Southern California to the fourth largest wine and spirits distributor in the United States. Young’s currently has operations in California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Utah, Montana and Wyoming. Young’s Market has been a regular attendee over the last two years at Hire A Patriot Events. Young’s Market recently announced an initiative to hire at least 50 Veterans over the next 5 years.

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