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Valuing Veterans

BNSF honors the commitment of the men and women of our armed forces, and we prioritize the hiring of military veterans. Military personnel share many characteristics that transfer well to the world of railroading, including leadership, teamwork, strong safety focus and the ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
BNSF valuing veterans
BNSF top employer for military veterans


BNSF is consistently identified as a top employer for U.S. military veterans, and we’ve hired more than 9,000 veterans since 2005. Nearly one in every five BNSF employees is a military veteran.

Military Times, and are among the organizations and publications that have awarded BNSF with honors because of our high value for hiring veterans.

Veteran Assistance

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