Thank You For Shaping Our Freedom

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to employ more than 6,300 veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. That number includes 20 percent of our new hires since Veterans Day 2016. Thank you for your service and for continuing to help shape our nation’s freedom.

Thank You For Your Service: Emanuel Toledo

“When people tell me ‘Thank you for your service,’ it makes me feel motivated. … I feel appreciated for the job I do.” – Ingalls Shipbuilding employee and U.S. Navy veteran Emanuel Toledo #StillShapingFreedom


Thank You For Your Service: Natasha Lafon

“Any type of acknowledgement is appreciative. Whether it’s a handshake or a ‘thank you’ or a genuine head nod, anything is really appreciative because they don’t have to do it.” — Technical Solutions employee and United States Air Force veteran Natasha Lafon

Thank You For Your Service: Jason Lugo

“For me, what I appreciate more is if somebody gets to know you a little bit better than just saying ‘Thank you for your service’ and moving along with their day.” — HII corporate employee and U.S. Air Force veteran Jason Lugo


Thank You For Your Service: Liza Carter

“I think a sincere ‘thank you’ really speaks volumes. Just to shake their hand and say ‘thank you’ is very meaningful.” — Newport News Shipbuilding employee and U.S. Navy veteran Liza Carter

Top 10 Employer For Vets

Military Times Top Employer For VetsNewport News Shipbuilding was named a Military Times Top 10 Best for Vets Employer for 2018. We thank all of our veterans, service members and military spouses who have chosen to continue their mission with us. Learn more

Veterans -- Build Your Career at HII

Do you have prior military experience in CommunicationsElectronicsEngineeringFabricationInformation TechnologyLogisticsMachiningVehicle Repair, or Support Operations? If so, we have careers for you!

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Thank an HII Veteran

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