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From Military Service to Civilian Career

KBR’s extensive support of the U.S. and U.K. governments and their allies includes offering former service members new and exciting opportunities to continue serving their countries while forging a fulfilling civilian career.

KBR has a long history of working side by side with the military and supporting active-duty soldiers, veterans and their families. KBR prides itself on creating environments where military and veteran families feel appreciated and can grow both professionally and personally. Why? Because we know firsthand that by leveraging veterans’ incredible experience, discipline and ingenuity, we can deliver better solutions to our customers.

“KBR prides itself on creating environments where military and veteran families feel appreciated and can grow both professionally and personally.”

When the moment comes to transfer from military service to a civilian career, join KBR — the team behind the mission.

Military Makeover

Community Involvement

Philanthropy, Sponsorships & Memberships

Training and Partnerships

  • Hiring Our Heroes: Through our partnership with nonprofit Hiring Our Heroes, KBR helps find employment opportunities for service members transitioning from active duty. KBR hosts participants from Hiring Our Heroes’ 12-week Corporate Fellowship Program, providing valuable hands-on experience with the intent to hire for relevant vacancies.
  • University of Houston Supply Chain & Logistics Technology Program: KBR partners with the University of Houston Supply Chain & Logistics Technology program to offer students — including veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces — a robust mentoring setting and exposure to real-life supply chain challenges.


Military Friendly Employer: In 2020, KBR was recognized as an outstanding employer of U.S. veterans and their families and was named to VIQTORY’s prestigious Military Friendly® Employers list. VIQTORY is a leading military marketing and advertising company that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities..

U.K. Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award: In 2019, KBR was recognized by the UK Ministry of Defence for its unwavering commitment to supporting active-duty and veteran members of the British Armed Forces with the U.K. Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award. KBR was one of the first signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant, established in 2014 as a pledge of support for active-duty service members, reservists and veteran employees.

Workforce Development Award: The Construction Users Roundtable, a national organization comprising leaders in the construction industry, awarded KBR a prestigious Workforce Development Award for its “Camo to KBR: Veterans Recruitment and Training Program.”

Veteran Employee Profile

Thomas (Tom) Lampley, VP Marketing & External Relations, Government Services

Retired United States Air Force Colonel Thomas Lampley joined the military in 1970 to fly and serve his country, which he did honorably for 29 years. In 2009, Tom joined KBR to continue to support the U.S. military in a contractor role.

While in the Air Force, Tom held various command responsibilities overseeing large-scale base operations for the Air Force. He was on the personal staff of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and, during a separate tour of duty, performed as a Congressional Liaison for the Secretary of the Air Force.

“KBR is a highly respected organization at the most senior levels of the U.S. Government, and is known for its integrity and ability to deliver critical support services in combat and harsh environments,” Tom said.

“I’m proud to be associated with such a reputable company providing critical support to our military and government operations. It’s been a pleasure being associated with the dedicated and professional employees of KBR. I feel at home with them.”

Thomas Lampley

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