MONROE, La. – As Veterans Day approaches, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) honors our employees and others who are serving or have served our country in the many branches of the United States military.

“We are humbled and grateful for the sacrifices our veterans have made and continue to make to ensure our freedoms throughout the course of history,” said Odell Riley, chief diversity officer for CenturyLink. “We owe our veterans a debt of gratitude, which is why CenturyLink recognizes and honors them on Veterans Day and provides a supportive atmosphere to employees who serve in the armed forces.”

CenturyLink’s Veterans Employee Resource Groups (ERG) across the country support employees who have served or are serving in the military. These groups include both veterans and non-veterans in the CenturyLink workforce along with their families and friends. Members of these groups provide a unique perspective on issues that are important to employees who are members of the National Guard and Reserves, have served in the military or are currently serving our country on active duty.

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information, visit