Toyota Finance Australia Commits to Support Australian Veterans

Soldier On welcomes Toyota Finance Australia (TFA) as its newest Gold Pledge partner for 2021.

The Soldier On Pledge partnership provides employment pathways for veterans and their families transitioning from the Australian Defence Force into civilian life.

The Pledge allows organisations to thank Australian Defence Force Personnel for their service and recognise the exemplary skills, leadership and training of those who have served Australia. Organisations that sign the Pledge commit to learning more about the skills and attributes that Defence personnel, veterans, and family members can bring to their organisation.

As the latest company to sign the Soldier On Gold Pledge, TFA joins more than 100 veteran-supportive companies working in partnership with Soldier On to enable veterans and their families to thrive.

TFA Vice President of Sales Daniel Chessari said, “becoming a Soldier On Pledge Partnerallows TFA to further support communities within Australia by providing employment opportunities to people with diverse skills & backgrounds.”

Soldier On CEO, Ivan Slavich said Soldier On is honoured to welcome TFA as its newest Gold Pledge partner in 2021.  

“Soldier On is thrilled to have Toyota Finance join the Pledge. In signing the Pledge, Toyota Finance commits to understanding the needs of the veteran community, recognizing the impact that service has on the whole defence family, and doing what they can to support them in securing their futures. We look forward to working with Toyota Finance to provide greater opportunities to our serving and ex-serving veterans and their families,” Mr Slavich said.

UniSA Pledges Support to Australian Veterans

Soldier On welcomes The University of South Australia (UniSA) as its newest Bronze Pledge partner for 2021.

The Soldier On Pledge partnership provides a pathway for veterans and their families transitioning from the Australian Defence Force into civilian life.

The Pledge allows organisations to thank Australian Defence Force personnel for their service and recognise the exemplary skills, leadership, and training of those who have served Australia. Organisations that sign the Pledge commit to learning more about the skills and attributes that Defence personnel, veterans, and family members can bring to their organisation.

As the University of Enterprise for defence, UniSA has a longstanding relationship with the defence community in research and education.

UniSA Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Enterprise, Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, said becoming a Soldier On Pledge Partner would continue UniSA’s strong support of the defence community.  

“Our new Veterans’ Engagement and Education Program offers personalised study support to veterans, serving and ex-serving ADF members, including reservists, first responders, and immediate family members,” Prof Hughes-Warrington said.

“Through our Invictus Pathways Program, we are also providing wellbeing activities and allied health services to ex-defence force personnel,” Prof Hughes-Warrington added.

Soldier On CEO, Ivan Slavich said Soldier On is honoured to welcome UniSA as its newest Pledge partner in 2021.  

“The Soldier On Pathways Program works to provide employment opportunities to veterans and their families, enabling them to thrive. For every organisation that signs the Soldier On Pledge, we are one step closer to enabling more veterans and their families to secure their future,” Mr Slavich said.

“Soldier On is thrilled to have another active veteran supporter join the Pledge. We look forward to working with UniSA to provide greater opportunities to our serving and ex-serving veterans and their families,” Mr Slavich added.

RAYTHEON AUSTRALIA PLEDGES SUPPORT TO AUSTRALIAN VETERANS

Soldier On welcomes Raytheon Australia as its newest Platinum Pledge partner for 2021. The Soldier On Pledge partnership provides a pathway for veterans and their families transitioning from the Australian Defence Force into civilian life.

The Pledge allows organisations to thank Australian Defence Force Personnel for their service and recognise the exemplary skills, leadership and training of those who have served Australia.

Organisations that sign the Pledge commit to learning more about the skills and attributes that Defence personnel, veterans, and family members can bring to their organisation.

Raytheon Australia is continuing its partnership with Soldier On, signing the Pledge again in 2021. The company has been a Pledge partner since 2016. Raytheon Australia Managing Director, Michael Ward said they were thrilled to work closely with Solider On to continue their support of the veteran community.

“Raytheon Australia is committed to supporting our veterans and we are pleased to have been able to sign the Soldier On Pledge once again. Through our continued partnership with Soldier On, we are able to give back to the military community and assist veterans in transitioning into new career pathways,” Mr Ward said.

Soldier On CEO, Ivan Slavich said Soldier On is honoured to welcome Raytheon Australia back as its newest Pledge partner in 2021. “The Soldier On Pathways Program works to provide employment opportunities to veterans and their families, enabling them to thrive.

For every organisation that signs the Soldier On Pledge, we are one step closer to enabling more veterans and their families to secure their future,” Mr Slavich said. “Soldier On is incredibly grateful for Raytheon Australia’s ongoing support. Through signing the Pledge, Raytheon Australian acknowledges the diverse skillsets that our veterans acquire during their time with the Australian Defence Force and the value that these skillsets hold,” Mr Slavich added.

Built Joins the Soldier On Pledge in Support of Veterans

Soldier On welcomes Built as its newest Gold Pledge partner for 2021.

The Soldier On Pledge partnership provides a pathway for veterans and their families transitioning from the Australian Defence Force into civilian life.

The Pledge allows organisations to thank Australian Defence Force Personnel for their service and recognise the exemplary skills, leadership and training of those who have served Australia. Organisations that sign the Pledge commit to learning more about the skills and attributes that Defence personnel, veterans, and family members can bring to their organisation.

The newest signatory for 2021, Built, is a proudly Australian and privately owned diversified general contractor, with over 1000 employees nationally, and is one of Australia’s largest construction groups.

Upon signing the Pledge, Built General Manager ACT, Nadine O’Keeffe said they were thrilled to be able work closely with Soldier On to provide support to the veteran community.

“Supporting veterans and their families is something Built are very proud of. With both personal and community connections to serving and ex-serving Defence personnel, demonstrating our commitment via the Pledge signing is very important to us. As we partner with Soldier On, we look forward to providing and expanding our support, training and opportunities for veterans and their families.” Nadine said.

Soldier On CEO, Ivan Slavich said Soldier On is thrilled to have Built as its newest pledge partner in 2021.

“Soldier On’s Pathways Program is working in collaboration with companies like Built to enable veterans and their families to thrive. The more organisations that come on board by signing the Pledge and supporting the veteran community, the greater the impact. We are building a stronger Australia together – for every organisation that signs the Soldier On Pledge, we are one step further to enabling more veterans and their families to secure their future,” Ivan Said.