For us, everyday is Veterans Day.

At HII, veterans make up more than 15 percent of our workforce of nearly 37,000. For Veterans Day 2015, we asked them: “What does it mean to be a veteran at HII?” (Non-veteran employees participated by answering the question: “What does it mean to work with veterans at HII?”).

We asked our employees how their military service prepared them for work at Huntington Ingalls Industries. Here's what they said: