Allergist wins award for support of guardsmen

July, 07 15, 2013

With the help of a local doctor, Louisville-based Family Allergy and Asthma is among 15 employers to receive a national award for their support of employees who also serve as guardsmen and reservists. Read More

Two companies honored for support of Guard, Reserve employees

June, 06 27, 2013

Two Louisville companies are among 15 companies from across the country that have been honored with the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The companies are Family Allergy & Asthma and Humana. Read More

United States Department of Defense Names U.S. Bank a 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award Honoree

June, 06 26, 2013

This recognition by the DoD is an incredible honor," said Richard Davis, chairman, president and ceo of U.S. Bancorp. We are grateful for the service provided by members of the military, and our employees who are serving in the National Guard and Reserve. Read More

Springs Utilities receives Employer Support Freedom Award

June, 06 26, 2013

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today that Colorado Springs Utilities of Colorado Springs, Colo. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Read More

Safeway Receives Department Of Defense Freedom Award

June, 06 26, 2013

Safeway is one of six large companies to be honored with the prestigious Freedom Award. Nine other award recipients are small- to mid-sized businesses or public-sector employers. The recipients were chosen from a pool of nearly 3,000. Read More

Bank of America Recognized for Exemplary National Guard and Reserve Support

June, 06 26, 2013

Bank of America has been named a 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award recipient, the highest recognition given to companies for support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. Read More

Eastman receives DOD award for support of citizen warriors

June, 06 26, 2013

“While I value everyone who volunteers service to others, there is a special place in my heart for those who serve in our military,” Jim Rogers, chairman and CEO, said in a prepared release. Read More

DaVita Receives Freedom Award, U.S. Government's Highest Military-Friendly Honor for Employers

June, 06 26, 2013

DaVita(R), a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, learned today that it has received the prestigious Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Read More

Department of Defense Announces Recipients of 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

June, 06 25, 2013

"I commend and thank the 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award for providing exceptional support to our Citizen Warriors," said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Read More

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