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NH Veteran-Friendly Businesses

The Department of Military Affairs & Veterans Services and NH Employment Security celebrate businesses, organizations and schools in New Hampshire that strive to honor, fortify, empower, and positively impact the lives of NH Service members, Veterans and their families.

Veteran Friendly Business Recognition Event

On 12/9/20, the Department of Military Affairs and Veterans Services and NH Employment Security recognized 19 businesses for being NH Veteran-Friendly.

Length: 1:15:24 | Transcript: Veteran Friendly Business Recognition Event

HONOR   FORTIFY    EMPOWER    IMPACT

The Department of Military Affairs & Veterans Services (DMAVS) and NH Employment Security (NHES) celebrate the following businesses, organizations and schools in New Hampshire that strive to honor, fortify, empower, and positively impact the lives of NH Service members, Veterans and their families.

The NH VETERAN-FRIENDLY Recognition Program serves to:

  • Recognize businesses that value contributions of Service Members, Veterans & their families
  • Support military and veteran families by identifying Veteran-Friendly Businesses
  • Contribute to a broader effort to match talented & skilled Veterans with positions in NH businesses

Applications reviewed annually July - August

The New Hampshire businesses listed on this page have been recognized in one of four levels of recognition: Bronze - Honor, Silver - Fortify, Gold - Empower, and Platinum - Impact.  Level achievements are progressive allowing businesses to strive for improvement on veteran-friendliness in between application submissions.  Each level has specific criteria that the business has testified to having achieved or implemented.  Refer to the criteria table for details of each level.

Elements of a NH Veteran - Friendly Business

Congratulations to the NH Veteran Friendly Businesses Recognized in 2020!

Recognition for these businesses will be valid 2020-2022.

Bronze – Honor
Hometown Oil
Nvest Financial Group, LLC
Service Credit Union
Teledyne DGO

Silver – Fortify
A&R Sawyer Co., Inc.

Gold – Empower
Lowe’s Home Improvement

Platinum – Impact
ArgenTech Solutions
BAE Systems, Inc.
Dead River Company
HydraCor, LLC
Hypertherm, Inc.
New Hampshire Hospital Association
Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics, Inc.
NH Veterans Home
Northeast Passage—University of New Hampshire
Partnership for Public Health
Sig Sauer, Inc.
Southern New Hampshire University
Veteran and First Responder Healthcare, LLC

Important Disclaimers

DMAVS and NHES do not currently have the resources to verify the majority of information provided by applicants - applications are accepted with the assumption of applicant’s good intentions and that answers are truthful.  Recognition is not guaranteed and is given at the discretion of the Adjutant General and the Commissioner of NH Employment Security. 

If you are seeking or applying for employment at any of the NH Veteran-Friendly Businesses, you are responsible for researching the company and the job opportunity.  Veterans are not guaranteed employment, but many of the businesses listed report having practices that honor, fortify, empower and positively impact Veterans.  DMAVS and NHES are not responsible for the outcomes achieved by applicants at these businesses.  

If you are seeking to utilize the services of a NH Veteran-Friendly Business, you are responsible for researching the company and the quality of the services.  It is at your sole discretion that you choose to utilize the services provided by any business listed on this site.  DMAVS and NHES are not responsible for quality of service provided by any business listed on this site.

Questions?

Contact the Division of Community Based Military Programs
105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301
[email protected]

Office Hours 8:00am-4:00pm
Telephone 603-225-1200  Business Administration 603-225-1360