City To Be Recognized for Supporting Guard & Reserve Employees

May, 05 29, 2013

The City of Prescott, Arizona will be honored with the Pro Patria Award by Arizona ESGR. Recipients have demonstrated support to Guard and Reserve employees. The City is also a Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Finalist. Read More

Prairie Grove district a finalist for Freedom Award

May, 05 29, 2013

“It’s stressful to leave your family, home and career,” Lt. Col. Klop said. “But Prairie Grove made it as seamless as possible.” Read More

Muscatine Company Goes Above and Beyond

May, 05 20, 2013

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Zachry Industrial of Muscatine was among 23 Iowa companies recently given the Above and Beyond Award for its support of employees who serve in National Guard and Reserve units. Read More

Charleston Police Praised for Support of Veterans

May, 05 20, 2013

Charleston Police Department Cpl. Jeff Setser was driving down the road when he was told he'd been called to active duty with the WV National Guard. "It was a week before Thanksgiving when I found out," said Setser, who is also a major in the ANG. Read More

Central Middle School is a semifinalist for award

May, 05 02, 2013

Central Middle School has been named a semifinalist for the 2013 Freedom Award. The school was recognized for its support of science teacher and U.S. Army Reserve 1st Lt. Justin Johnson. During an assembly last month, Johnson thanked them for their support. Read More

Crete named semifinalist for Department of Defense award

May, 05 02, 2013

Crete Carrier announced this week that it has been named a semifinalist for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, which honors employers that offer support to Guard and Reserve employees. Crete is one of 138 semifinalists. Read More

Federal Prison Camp Named Semifinalist For Military Award

May, 05 02, 2013

“We’re pleased a local employee felt that they were being supported enough that they were willing to nominate the Yankton Federal Prison Camp for this award,” said Todd Cowman, public information officer for the camp. Read More

Wanzek Construction Semifinalist for Award

May, 05 02, 2013

FARGO – Wanzek Construction has been named a semifinalist for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. They were nominated by Joshua Young, an E5 Sergeant who has been employed as a welder and millwright by the company since 2010. Read More

Steel Plate Fabricators Semifinalist for Freedom Award

April, 04 25, 2013

Several times in the past six years Cameron Lale, a staff sergeant in the Air National Guard, has been deployed. Each time, his employer, Steel Plate Fabricators, has given him extra time off to spend with his family before he’s left. Read More

ESGR Announces Semifinalists for 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

April, 04 24, 2013

From Business Wire: Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve announced that 138 employers have been selected as semifinalists for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the DoD’s highest honor for employers. Read More