JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) has been named one of CivilianJobs.com's Most Valuable Employers for Military, the only Class I railroad on the 2012 list. CivilianJobs.com is one of the leading online resources connecting military servicemen and women with employment opportunities across the United States.
"We are honored to be named a top military employer for the fourth year in a row," said Lisa Mancini, senior vice president and chief administrative officer, CSX. "Our employees who are active or former service members bring countless valuable skills to their jobs, including an emphasis on teamwork and attention to detail that keeps our railroad operating safely and efficiently."
CivilianJobs.com selected the 2012 Most Valuable Employers for Military from among all U.S.-based companies. Participants submitted surveys outlining specific policies for military service members and veterans involving recruiting, training and retention. Winners were chosen based on the strength and relevance of their programs.
CSX has a long-standing commitment to hiring America's veterans and reservists – nearly one in five CSX employees has served in the military. In 2012, CSX plans to hire 1,000 veterans as part of its pledge to the White House's Joining Forces initiative, a national partnership to support America's service members and their families.
Earlier this year, CSX was presented with the Military Officers Association of America Distinguished Service Award. CSX is also the only two-time winner of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
More information on the Most Valuable Employers for Military award can be found on CivilianJobs.com's website: http://www.civilianjobs.com/mve.htm
CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately 21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. CSX's network connects more than 240 short line and regional railroads and more than 70 ocean, river, and lake ports. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX) and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).
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