Almost 10 percent of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s nationwide workforce is comprised of veterans of our nation’s Armed Services. As we seek to grow our workforce, Aerojet Rocketdyne is actively working with organizations and job placement firms that seek to match veterans with Aerojet Rocketdyne employment opportunities. Aerojet Rocketdyne participates in traditional job fairs, engages in online recruiting events and conducts direct outreach recruitment activities through associations with veteran assistance organizations.
If you are a veteran seeking employment, please visit the Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers/Military Page by clicking here.
Wounded Veteran Run
The Wounded Veteran Run was conceived in 2011 by Courtney Keys, sister of Sgt. Adam Keys, of the 618th Engineering Company in the US Army. Sgt. Keys lost both legs and part of his left arm as the result of an IED explosion while serving in Afghanistan. Stateside, Sgt. Keys and his family received support and assistance from the Wounded Warrior Project, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to honoring and empowering our nation’s wounded veterans. Grateful for the Wounded Warrior Project’s support for her brother and family, Courtney conceived, planned and put on the first Wounded Veteran Run. With Aerojet Rocketdyne’s support, the Aerojet Rocketdyne Wounded Veteran Run is an annual event to raise funds and awareness for the services provided by the Wounded Warrior Project.
In 2012, Aerojet Rocketdyne was welcomed as the title sponsor of the “Aerojet Rocketdyne Wounded Veteran Run,” a community 3-5-10K in its fifth year in Folsom, California. Through Aerojet Rocketdyne’s in-kind and financial support, this community run grew from 75 runners in 2011 to almost 2,000 runners in 2014. Through these efforts in 2014, the beneficiary of the run - the Wounded Warrior Project - received a contribution of $51,000; Fallen Warriors Memorial Organization $7,000; Purple Heart Fund $7,000 and El Dorado Hills Veterans Memorial Park $5,000.