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Windstream wins U.S. Department of Labor award for supporting veterans

November 06, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, has been awarded a platinum 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Award by the U.S. Department of Labor. The award recognizes job creators for their leadership in recruiting, employing and retaining military veterans.

This is the first year of full implementation of the HIRE Vets program. During last year’s demonstration program, Windstream received a gold award.

The platinum award is the program’s highest level of recognition.

“Windstream is honored to receive this recognition from the U.S. Department of Labor,” said Mary Michaels, chief human resources officer for Windstream. “Our commitment to hire and retain military veterans reflects our respect for their service to the nation as well as the value we place on their superb leadership and technical skills.”

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About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the U.S. The company also offers broadband, entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Services are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. Additional information is available at or Please visit our newsroom at or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.

Scott Morris, 501-748-5342

Source: Windstream

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