CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2016) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, hired more than 5,000 military veterans and reservists in 2015 as part of a commitment to hiring 25,000 veterans and reservists in five years. AlliedBarton has hired more than 17,500 veterans and reservists since commencing this challenge in 2013.

"Our consistent commitment to hiring military -- and meeting our 5,000 hires per year goal consecutively -- further demonstrates the strategic link between military and security careers," explained Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton Chairman and CEO. "Military personnel are very well-suited to the security industry and we -- and our clients -- value their training, dedication and leadership skills. This is an important component of our recruiting strategy, and our commitment to providing high quality, well-trained security teams to help our clients maintain safe and secure environments."

AlliedBarton was named a 2016 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine. Hire Our Heroes(SM), AlliedBarton's military hiring program, is critical to the security leader's recruiting strategy. To reach military hiring goals, AlliedBarton works closely with military assistance groups such as the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Wounded Warrior Project, Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, the National Guard and others.

About AlliedBarton Security Services
For more than 50 years AlliedBarton Security Services has provided superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. AlliedBarton tailors security programs to meet clients' needs with committed professionals who enhance clients' brands. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 60,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit


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