Founded in 1991 by five military veterans, Orion International is the nation’s largest recruiting and permanent placement organization specializing in individuals leaving the military. Over the course of its 16-year history, Orion has placed over 17,000 former-military personnel with over 2,000 different client corporations. Orion is primarily dedicated to finding permanent placement civilian opportunities for exiting junior military officers, enlisted technicians and military healthcare professionals. In addition to the Company’s direct placement business it also offers complementary services through its subsidiaries, including MilitaryStars, the nation’s largest military career expo provider; Velastar Solutions, which provides contract and temp-to-hire staffing opportunities for veterans; and Orion Health Professionals, which connects transitioning military health professionals with premier health systems throughout the nation. The company is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina with five additional offices located in close proximity to military bases across the country located in San Diego, CA, Cincinnati, OH, Virginia Beach, VA, Austin, TX and Sarasota, FL.