U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Patronus Systems Incorporated as one of the 849 recipients of the
2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Patronus Systems, Inc earned the [platinum/gold] award after applying earlier 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.

“Patronus Systems Inc is an award-winning small business that actively recruits and hires military veterans. Patronus has previously been a Gold Award winner in the annual federal Hire Vets Initiative. Patronus was recently awarded the highest achievement of the Platinum Award for taking a strong and active role in hiring one of our Countries most valuable resources – VETERANS!”

Patronus Systems Incorporated joins 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

About Patronus Systems Incorporated
Patronus Systems Inc. is a certified service-disabled veteran-owned, and woman-owned small business. Currently licensed to provide security services in more than 10 states, including company HQ in the state of Florida.

About the HIRE Vets Medallion Program:
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by businesses that demonstrate an unparalleled commitment to
attracting, hiring, and retaining veterans. The 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application period will open to
employers on Jan. 31, 2022. For more information about the program and the application process,
visit HIREVets.gov.
There are different awards for large employers (500-plus employees), medium employers (51-499 employees),
and small employers (50 or fewer employees). Additionally, there are two award tiers: platinum and gold.