Top 25 Military Friendly Employers

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1. Omaha, NE. Union Pacific is one of America’s leading transportation companies. Its principle operating unit, Union Pacific Railroad, is the largest railroad in North America, covering 32,832 miles across 23 states.
2. Milwaukee, WI. Johnson Controls is a global market leader in automotive systems and facilities management and control. Revenue for fiscal 2004 totaled $25.4 billion – the 58th consecutive year of sales increases for the company.
3. Fairfield, CT. GE is a diversified technology and services company with operations that include aircraft engine manufacturing, power generation, financial services, medical imaging and television programming. GE operates in more than 100 countries with more than 300,000 employees. GE ranks first in Fortune’s 2005 list of “Global Most Admired Companies.”
4. Atlanta, GA. The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement retailer and second largest retailer in the U.S. Its subsidiaries specialize in such home improvement niches as flooring, lighting, interior decor and landscape supply.
5. San Antonio, TX. USAA is a diversified financial services company known for financial strength, outstanding service and competitive products. Founded in 1922 to serve members of the military and their families, USAA provides its 5 million members with financial planning, insurance, investments and banking. USAA maintains offices throughout the United States and Europe.
6. Reston, VA. Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wire line communications services to consumer, business and government customers. The company is well-known for its development and deployment of two robust wireless networks offering data services, instant national and international walkie-talkie capabilities and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.
7. Bethesda, MD. Lockheed Martin employs about 130,000 people worldwide and is engaged principally in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2004 sales of $35.5 billion.
8. Atlanta, GA. BellSouth serves 6.8 million long-distance customers and more than 2.4 million DSL subscribers. The company employs approximately 62,500 people and generated roughly $28 billion in 2004 revenue. BellSouth has joint control and 40 percent ownership of Cingular Wireless, the nation’s largest wireless voice and data provider with 51.6 million customers.
9. Columbus, OH. AEP is the largest electricity generator in the U.S., owning and operating more than 36,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. It’s also among the largest electric utilities domestically, with nearly 5 million customers linked to its 11-state transmission and distribution grid. Its service territory covers 197,500 square miles.
10. Atlanta, GA. Coca-Cola Enterprises is the world’s largest marketer, producer and distributor of the products of the Coca-Cola Company, accounting for 2 billion cases annually. That represents about 21 percent of Coca-Cola’s worldwide volume. The company employs approximately 74,000 people who operate 431 facilities, 54,000 vehicles and 2.4 million vending machines, beverage dispensers and coolers.
11. Richmond, VA. This unit of Brink’s Inc., itself part of The Brink’s Company group, is prominent for providing armored truck services. But it’s also active in cash logistics, including cash counting and vaulting; in-store cash management, and ATM deposit collections, maintenance and replenishment. Internationally, the parent company specializes in transport of such precious cargo as diamonds, jewelry and securities.
12. Atlanta, GA. Georgia Pacific founded in 1927 in an Augusta lumber yard, today is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging and building products and chemicals. Its well-known brands range from Quilted Northern to NITAMIN© fertilizer.
13. Plano, TX. EDS provides a broad variety of business and technology solutions to a global roster of clients. Its core portfolio includes information-technology, applications and business process services as well as IT transformation services. Its A.T. Kearney subsidiary is a prominent management consultant.
14. Milwaukee, WI. Manpower is a world leader in employment services. Manpower specializes in permanent, temporary and contract recruitment; employee assessment; training; career transition; organizational consulting and professional financial services. Its worldwide network of 4,300 offices in 72 countries and territories serves 400,000 customers annually.
15. Irving, TX. ExxonMobil is an industry leader in almost every aspect of the energy and petrochemical business. ExxonMobil operates in almost 200 countries and territories. It was formed by the combination of two high-powered companies, Exxon and Mobil.
16. San Antonio,TX. The companies of SBC provide voice and data telecommunications products and services for consumers and businesses. SBC’s broad range of offerings includes local, long distance, wireless and DSL services; data networks and satellite television. SBC operates primarily in 13 states.
17. Morristown, NJ. Honeywell is a $26 billion diversified technology and services leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, home and industry; automotive products; turbochargers and specialty materials. Honeywell is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
18. Bloomington, IL. Farmer George Mecherle founded State Farm in Bloomington because he believed that farmers, who drove less than city folks, should pay less for automobile insurance. Some 83 years later, State Farm has grown to include more than 79,000 employees, more than 16,700 agents and 71.6 million policies in the U.S. and Canada.
19. New York, NY. Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in securities, investment management and credit services. With more than 600 offices in 28 countries, Morgan Stanley connects people, ideas and capitalto help clients achieve their financial aspirations.
20. Cincinnati, OH. Cintas is known as the uniform people – and much more. Cintas also provides first aid and safety products, fire protection services, document management services, restroom supplies, entrance mats and promotional products for its roughly 700,000 customers. Cintas operates 351 facilities in the U.S. and Canada with more than 30,000 employees.
21. McLean, VA. Capital One has risen to the top rungs of the financial services sector in only a decade as an independent company. It manages loans totaling approximately $83 billion for a global customer base of 48.9 million. Capital One has made the Fortune lists of “America’s Most Admired Companies” and the “Best Big Companies in America.”
22. White Plains, NY. ITT Industries is a world leader in engineering and manufacturing, providing equipment for water and waste water treatment and industrial processes, defense electronics and services, electronic components such as connectors and switches and a wide range of other industrial products. The company employs approximately 44,000 people around the world.
23. Forth Worth, TX. BNSF Railway was formed by the merger of the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe railways, 150 years ago. Today, BNSF covers 30,000 miles and can deploy 5,000 locomotives and 190,000 freight cars. The company boasts the shortest, most direct rail route between Chicago and Los Angeles.
24. New York, NY. Merrill Lynch is one of the world’s leading financial management and advisory companies, Merrill Lynch operates offices in 36 countries and manages private client assets of approximately $1.6 trillion. As an investment bank, it underwrites debt and equity securities for corporations, governments, institutions and individuals worldwide.
25. Dallas, TX. Southwest Airlines operates more than 3,000 flights daily, carrying more than 70 million passengers annually to 60 cities. In May 1988, Southwest was the first airline to win the monthly “Triple Crown” – Best On-time Record, Best Baggage Handling, Fewest Customer Complaints. It’s since captured more than 30 monthly Triple Crowns and five annual Triple Crowns.

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