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Valiant Harbor International Receives 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award

(Nov 2021) U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Valiant Harbor as one of the recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. Valiant Harbor earned the Gold award 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.

Valiant Harbor is proud to join 848 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 2021 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 1,400 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018.

Valiant Harbor on Winning Team for BUMED OP&R IDIQ

(Sep 2021)  Valiant Harbor is on the winning Serco (formerly WBB) Team selected to support the BUMED OP&R Directorate's 14 programs. The mission of BUMED OP&R is to promote safe and quality healthcare and operational readiness and support through coordination, integration, and innovation of cutting edge healthcare service and medical research, and replication of successes across Navy Medicine.  The Serco Team was selected as one of five companies awarded an IDIQ for support that includes:

  • Clinical, Business and Operational Support
  • Business Process Improvement/Realignment
  • Policy Support and Management
  • Program and Project Management/Analysis
  • Training and Education
  • Data Analytics
  • Communications Support
  • Knowledge Management

Valiant Harbor is proud to be part of the exceptionally qualified Serco Team.  Valiant Harbor has been supporting the U.S. Navy mission since 2014 and looks forward to continuing this support through the BUMED contract.

VHI Awarded New Contract with Office of Naval Research

(Feb. 2021)  VHI is a first-tier subcontractor on the winning Allegient Defense Team. The Team will provide administrative, business and financial support services to the Ocean Battlespace and Expeditionary Access Department (Code 32).  ONR Ocean Battlespace Sensing Department Code 32 supports the exploration of science and technology in the areas of oceanographic and meteorological observations, modeling and prediction in the battlespace environment; submarine detection and classification (anti-submarine warfare); and mine warfare applications for detecting and neutralizing mines in both the ocean and littoral environments. ...

VHI Welcomes Dr. Pooja Patel

(Feb. 2021)  Dr. Patel has joined VHI as a Research Analyst on our ONR contract with the Warfighter Performance Department (Code 34).   She will be a key member of our team of Subject Matter Experts supporting the transition of Naval research to prototyping, field-testing, and acquisition.  Dr. Patel holds a Ph.D. in Human Factors and Cognitive Psychology and an M.S. in Applied and Human Factors Psychology.  We are thrilled to have Dr. Patel on the VHI Team.