Hanford Site contractor Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) recently hosted an event for local veterans in partnership with the Columbia Basin Veterans Center to launch a new Veterans Advocacy for Learning, Opportunities and Resources (VALOR) Program.

RICHLAND, Wash. – Hanford Site contractor Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) recently hosted an event for local veterans in partnership with the Columbia Basin Veterans Center to launch a new Veterans Advocacy for Learning, Opportunities and Resources (VALOR) Program. The VALOR program provides employee support and helps job-seeking veterans translate their military experiences into civilian careers. Leaders from EM, HMIS and other Hanford contractors, including Bechtel National Inc., Central Plateau Cleanup Company and Washington River Protection Solutions, shared information about their work and opportunities. Pictured from left are EM Office of River Protection and Richland Operations Office manager Brian Vance; HMIS President Bob Wilkinson; HMIS Workforce Solutions Vice President Julie Lindstrom; Columbia Basin Veterans Center Executive Director Matt Sammons; and Columbia Basin Veterans Center Operations Manager Raymond Pursley.