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HKY4Vets assists Servicemembers & Military Families make a successful civilian transition to the Hickory, North Carolina region
Live where you love......
After your military service, you truly can live anywhere.
- Live where you love connection, not congestion.
- Live where you love making a future.
- Live where you love live music.
- Live where you love making an impact.
...& more to love in the Hickory, North Carolina area.
Diversity of Opportunity
The Hickory region maintains a unique blend of careers - with everything from a national hub for advanced manufacturing to leading location for logistics firms and even a large, regional healthcare cluster.
The community's two hospitals anchor the "Medical Mile" - a miles long stretch of healthcare providers to ensure you and your family's health but also provide thousands of healthcare career opportunities.
The Hickory Region has long been a manufacturing powerhouse for our country - with leading sectors of residential furniture, advanced textiles, telecommunications networks and metal/plastics fabrication.
With multiple, accessible Interstate highways, rail and airports, it seems like everywhere is within reach of the Hickory Metro - leading to the growth of significant presence of distribution and logistics providers operating within the region.
The Hickory Region is home to some of the biggest names in tech and entertainment today - Apple, Google, Facebook and more all operate data centers within the area.
More than 50 companies from all over the world have established operations in the region - developing everything from retail store shopping carts to Covid-19 test kits.