Military Transition Recruiting

The leader among military recruiting firms, we deliver skilled, capable leaders

The United States Military educates and trains the most effective and progressive leaders in the world. As these professionals leave the service and begin to build civilian careers, they bring with them a powerful combination of purpose, work ethic, leadership, and an unmistakable drive to succeed. And for more than 40 years, Lucas Group has served as corporate America’s premier source of military talent.

This is more than a job for our recruiters. It’s a passion – and we travel the world to find the Senior Military Officers, Junior Military Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Military Technicians who are prepared and ready to deliver genuine and lasting value to your company.

Our military recruiters are not only accomplished in the industry but most are veterans and reservists themselves. This deep knowledge and personal experience with the military enables us to recruit directly from the top talent pool and to thoroughly screen every candidate for both proven results and future potential.

Across a wide variety of industries, we work with military hiring companies to expertly place qualified talent in key positions, including: Manufacturing, Technical, Operations, and Sales and Business Development.

Hiring Conferences

Our Hiring Conferences are designed to ensure results. These prearranged and thoughtful events are your gateway to hiring top talent.

Client Resources

No one knows this industry better. We have successfully placed 25,000+ military professionals in key business roles across North America.

Our Locations

With teams of knowledgeable recruiters around the country, we can help you hire the professionals you need – wherever you need them.

Founded in 1970 by a former Army officer, Lucas Group recognized long ago that the U.S. military is the finest employment training program in the world. It teaches determination, leadership, teamwork, focus, and an unmatched dedication to a greater goal. It’s a result-oriented organization, and these skills translate directly into corporate success.From helping rebuild infrastructure after an earthquake to efficiently delivering relief and aid to tsunami victims, military officers have an unparalleled work ethic. These leaders assimilate quickly, manage change well, and know what it means to do more with less. And having come from one of the world’s most diverse workforces, they are trained and accomplished at managing assorted teams with varied skill-sets.

Across a wide variety of industries, we expertly place qualified talent in key functionalities, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Sales and Business Development

Our meticulous evaluation of candidates provides superior hiring insight. We begin to speak with candidates about their future careers years before they leave the service. This long-term approach provides us a distinct advantage.

We have the time and discretion to thoroughly qualify candidates’ skill sets, understand their personalities and drivers, and precisely measure leadership abilities and long-term success indicators.

We strategically match corporate clients with the military candidates who drive workforce, operational, and financial impact. Our consistent success has established Lucas Group as the preferred military recruiting firm for mid-tier to Fortune 500 companies around the world.

This is more than a job for our recruiters. It’s a passion – and we travel the world to find the candidates who will deliver genuine value to your company.Our military recruiters are not only accomplished in the industry but most are veterans and reservists themselves. This deep knowledge and personal experience with the military enables us to recruit directly from the top talent pool and to thoroughly screen every candidate for both proven results and future potential.

Bring this talent to work for you.

Lucas Group works with companies and top military talent to find the professional matches that will create lasting business success. We represent the U.S. military’s elite leaders and are able to help identify the positions and target the skills required to achieve long-term accomplishment.

Select from the leadership positions below to learn more about the types of military talent we present and the positions for which they are excellent candidates.

With veteran recruiters from every branch of the U.S military and offices in 15 cities around the country, Lucas Group expertly drives recruiting and hiring results.Our success is a direct measure of yours. We strive to be a seamless, accessible, and complementary partner for your company, helping you achieve increasingly aggressive business, operational, and financial goals.

Following are a few examples of the thousands of hiring success stories we are proud to have helped create:

“Through the strong relationship and customized attention we have received, Lucas has helped us harvest some of the best talent the military has to offer. The Lucas-Stryker partnership has been a winning formula that has been key in achieving the results we need to remain top in our industry.”John Ferrell
Vice-President – Human Resources
Stryker Medical


“We have been very impressed with the quality and diversity of Lucas Group candidates. Our employees from Lucas Group are former military officers, and they willingly accept responsibility, [are] eager to learn, focus on team building, and possess leadership ability. We have found that their military experiences are transferable to the manufacturing industry. Our recent hires from Lucas Group are developing into future leaders of our company.”

Dr. Rex Cottle, PhD (Economics)
Director of Human Resources
Trinity Industries


“Lucas Group has helped us staff critical positions within our Engineering departments that require individuals both with strong leadership and technical skills and who can guide a team of associates and help us best preserve our physical assets. We are always looking for candidates that have the potential to grow with our organization long-term. The slate of candidates provided by Lucas Group was a great match for all of these requirements.”

Andie Hayman
National Director Sales & Marketing
Marriott International


Read more Hiring Success stories.