Utility Mapping Services, Inc. (UMS) Receives the 2020 Gold Hire Vets Medallion Award

On November 10, 2020 Utility Mapping Services, Inc (UMS) was awarded by the US Department of Labor a Gold Medallion Award for exemplary efforts in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans.

UMS employees who are veterans of US Military service include:

Phil Meis – NOAA Corps
Don Haines – NOAA Corps
Eric Berkowitz – NOAA Corps
Jerry Davis – US Army
Roger Hewitt (part time) – NOAA Corps
Mike Staver (part time) – US Army
Steve Wolowina (now retired) – US Army
Alan Bunn (part time) – NOAA Corps
Carl Groeneveld (part time) – NOAA Corps
Christine Briones – US Navy
Rey Briones – US Air Force
Paul Castelin – US Army

The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Medallion Program implements the requirements of the HIRE Vets Act of 2017 (Public Law 115-31), which President Donald J. Trump signed in May 2017. The HIRE Vets Medallion is the only federal award recognizing exceptional achievement in veteran employment. By meeting the criteria required for a Gold Medallion Award, Utility Mapping Services, Inc demonstrated both patriotism and recognition of the value veterans bring to the workplace.

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