MANASSAS, Va., Aug. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq:MU) announced today that Micron Technology Virginia (MTV) has achieved the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) program certification, highlighting the company's commitment to recruiting and retaining veterans by providing ongoing opportunities for professional and personal development. The award was presented by John C. Harvey, Jr., Virginia secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs and John Newby, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services.
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The V3 program is sanctioned by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Department of Veterans Services to help organizations implement nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring and retaining highly skilled and dependable veterans. As part of the certification process, Micron completed a training program and submitted a formal Organizational Veteran Hiring Plan outlining the company's goal to invest in local veteran talent.
"This certification is indicative of our continued investment in offering exiting military personnel the best opportunities available to take on a new career path," said April Arnzen, Micron's senior vice president, human resources. "While we are committed to employing veterans at every level of our organization, we are particularly proud of the fact that many of our veteran team members are in leadership roles. This is a true indicator that leadership qualities and skills honed during service are well matched to success in the private sector."
More than 10% of MTV site's nearly 1,300 full time team members are military veterans. Micron has also funded the creation of two internal military service employee resource groups, providing veterans with peer support opportunities to help diminish some of the difficulties that transitioning to civilian life can bring. At the corporate level, Micron connects with local military bases across the country through TAP (Transition Assistance Programs) and actively participates in the Hiring our Heroes program.
Micron Technology, Inc.
Micron Technology is a world leader in innovative memory solutions. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial®, Lexar® and Ballistix® — our broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies, including DRAM, NAND, NOR Flash and 3D XPoint™ memory, is transforming how the world uses information. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer, enterprise storage, data center, mobile, embedded and automotive applications. Micron's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol.
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