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Military Veterans at Gannett Fleming

  • Military Veterans at Gannett Fleming logo.
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    Military Veterans at Gannett Fleming is here to create a culture that recognizes the skills, contributions, and value that military veterans bring, fosters veteran recruiting and career growth, supports veterans and the broader military community, and improve and expand business services.
  • Sgt. Kassandra Taylor served as an administrator in the United States Marine Corps for over five years - Gannett Fleming.
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    Sgt. Kassandra Taylor served as an administrator in the United States Marine Corps for over five years. During her enlistment, she started in Washington, D.C. with an assignment to Marine Barracks Washington as part of the Presidential Support Screening Team. Kassandra then transferred to New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, to become Legal Chief of 4th Marine Corps District. She received recognition in 2016 and in 2019 by receiving two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals.
  • Gannett Fleming employees from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, office show their support of the military by wearing camouflage .
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    Gannett Fleming employees from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, office show their support of the military by wearing camouflage on Nov. 11, 2019. This was the second annual Wear Camo Day for the firm.
  • Gannett Fleming employees from the Camp Hill office showed their support of the military by wearing camouflage on Nov. 12, 2018.
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    Gannett Fleming employees from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, office show their support of the military by wearing camouflage on Nov. 12, 2018. This was the first-ever Wear Camo Day for the firm.
  • Gannett Fleming employees looked on as members of the U.S. Air Force 193rd Special Operations Wing Honor Guard, out of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, prepared to raise the flag at the firm’s headquarters on Nov. 12, 2018.
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    Gannett Fleming employees look on as members of the U.S. Air Force 193rd Special Operations Wing Honor Guard, out of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, prepare to raise the flag at the firm’s headquarters on Nov. 12, 2018.
  • Gannett Fleming employees from the Chicago office participate in the annual Gannett Fleming Wear Camo Day.
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    Gannett Fleming employees from the Chicago office participate in the annual Gannett Fleming Wear Camo Day. In support of National Veterans Day and Remembrance Day and for all of the Gannett Fleming military members, veterans, and families of military members, all employees were encouraged to wear camouflage at work on Nov. 11, 2019.
  • Gannett Fleming employees assigned to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority office participated in the first-ever Wear Camo Day for the firm.
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    Gannett Fleming employees assigned to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority office participate in the first-ever Gannett Fleming Wear Camo Day. In support of National Veterans Day and for all of the Gannett Fleming military members, veterans, and families of military members, all employees were encouraged to wear camouflage at work on Nov. 12, 2018.
  • Gannett Fleming employees collected items needed for Keystone Military Families annual Stockings for Soldiers drive.
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    In partnership with the Keystone Military Families, Gannett Fleming collected items needed for their annual Stockings for Soldiers drive. Keystone Military Families, a nonprofit organization, sends more than 10,000 care packages to deployed service members who are far from home over the holidays. The packages go to all branches of the military and to locations in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Korea, ships at sea, and any other troops who request support from home.
  • Thank you notes from one of the military veterans and their family from Operation Ward 57 Holiday Wish program. Gannett Fleming.
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    Gannett Fleming partnered with Operation Ward 57 to match up with two Pennsylvanian military veterans and their families for the holiday season. Employees from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, office donated more than 95 toys, gifts, clothes, and gift cards to support these two families. The items were personally delivered to both families right before the Christmas holiday.

The mission of the Military Veterans at Gannett Fleming is to create a culture that recognizes the skills, contributions, and value that military veterans bring, fosters veteran recruiting and career growth, supports veterans and the broader military community, and improve and expand business services.

Vision and Principles

Vision

Our vision is to be a forum for the broader military community to interact and engage while providing Gannett Fleming with a competitive advantage to grow the business through effective veteran recruitment, retention, and stakeholder relationship enhancement.

Principles
 
Our founding principles are: 
  1. There is no rank here
  2. All members of the GF community/family are welcome (D&I)
  3. We are committed to the mutually benefit of veterans and the firm
  4. We do not exploit veterans
  5. We demonstrate value through process/technology innovation and improvement measured by business metrics
  6. We got your 6!

Steering Committee

  • Todd Wivell - Gannett Fleming

    Todd Wivell, founder & chair (retired U.S. Air Force MSgt)

  • Ray Deering - Gannett Fleming

    Ray Deering, vice chair (retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class)

  • William Foos - Gannett Fleming

    Bill Foos, treasurer (retired U.S. Army Lt. Col.)

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    Kassandra Taylor, secretary (prior U.S. Marine Corps Sgt.)

  • Carmen Figueroa - Gannett Fleming

    Carmen Figueroa, subcommittee chair (prior U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class)

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    Luke Roberts, communications (prior U.S. Air Force SSgt)

  • Robert Stanley - Gannett Fleming

    Robert Stanley (prior U.S. Army Capt.)

  • James Gibbons - Gannett Fleming.

    Jim Gibbons (retired U.S. Army brigadier general)

  • Robert Scaer, PE

    Bob Scaer, executive sponsor

  • Judy Hricak, CPSM, CiPP

    Judy Hricak, executive sponsor, mentor

What We're Doing

  • Military Veterans at Gannett Fleming encouraged all employees to join in supporting these members by wearing camo on Nov. 12, 2018.

    Wear Camo Day

    Each year, on Nov. 11, the U.S. celebrates and honors our veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good, with the observance of National Veterans Day. Our Canadian brothers and sisters celebrate National Remembrance Day for the same reason. With more than 100 military veterans on staff and countless military families affiliated with Gannett Fleming, Military Veterans at Gannett Fleming encourages all employees to join in supporting these members by wearing camo on the day the U.S. & Canada recognize these federal holidays.
  • U.S. Flag Raising Ceremony announcement image - Gannett Fleming.

    U.S. Flag Raising Ceremony

    Gannett Fleming partnered with the U.S. Air Force 193rd Special Operations Wing Honor Guard, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to conduct an official U.S. flag raising ceremony on the campus of Gannett Fleming’s headquarters. Employees and neighboring businesses were invited out to the plaza to pay respect as U.S. Air Force Airmen raised the nation’s flag in honor of National Veterans Day. This event was completed in conjunction with the firms first-ever Wear Camo Day.

  • Keystone Military Families logo - Gannett Fleming.

    Stockings for Soldiers

    In partnership with the Keystone Military Families, Gannett Fleming collects items needed for their annual Stockings for Soldiers drive. Keystone Military Families, a nonprofit organization, sends more than 10,000 care packages to deployed service members who are far from home over the holidays. The packages go to all branches of the military and to locations in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Korea, ships at sea, and any other troops who request support from home.
  • Gannett Fleming’s Shared Services and Military Veterans at Gannett Fleming partner with Operation Ward 57 to adopt veterans and their families.

    Operation Ward 57 Wounded Veteran & Military Families Initiative

    Gannett Fleming’s Shared Services and Military Veterans at Gannett Fleming partnered with Operation Ward 57 to adopt veterans and their families. Operation Ward 57 supports wounded, injured, and ill service members, veterans, and their caregivers by providing assistance and outreach in their recovery, comfort and morale, and through advocacy, education, and promotion of their circumstances.

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