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Goldbelt C6 receives 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor

November 8, 2023 – U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su recognized Goldbelt C6 as one of the 859 recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. Goldbelt C6 earned the platinum award after applying earlier this year. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.

Goldbelt C6 joins 858 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans, but also ensuring that they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service.

Recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. More than 1,600 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018.

About Goldbelt C6

Goldbelt C6 primarily works across three main areas: Research & Development in Life Science, Scientific, Engineering, and Technical Assistance, and Logistics. We offer high-level R&D in support of the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, helping to keep our country safe and healthy. By offering assistance and support to R&D activities in addition to our own R&D, C6 helps in the development and application of engineering and analytical disciplines as well as experimentation and learning. Through our high-quality logistics services, offered around the globe, we help create solutions and provide support to your operations, no matter what stage. Combined, our robust work in each of these areas makes us a dynamic, focused team capable of enhancing your operations with our expertise.

About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program:

The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by businesses that demonstrate unparalleled commitment to attracting, hiring and retaining veterans. The 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to employers on Jan. 31, 2024. For more information about the program and the application process, visit

There are different awards for large employers (500-plus employees), medium employers (51-499 employees), and small employers (50 or fewer employees). Additionally, there are two award tiers: platinum and gold.