List of Freedom Award Semifinalists



The following 148 employers have been nominated for the 2017 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.  They were selected from 3,064 nominations submitted by Guardsmen and Reservists.

Below is an alphabetical list of the nominated employers.

ABF Freight Fort Smith Arkansas Large Business
Accordia Urgent Care and Family Practice Warner Robins Georgia Small Business
Ada County Paramedics Meridian Idaho Public Sector
ADM Decatur Illinois Large Business
Amazon Seattle Washington Large Business
Amtrak Long Island City New York Large Business
Anthem Atlanta Georgia Large Business
Argentech Solutions Vancouver Washington Small Business
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services Mountain Home Arkansas Public Sector
Aseptico Woodinville Washington Small Business
Aspen Aerogels East Providence Rhode Island Small Business
Avangrid Renewables Buffalo Ridge II Wind Farm Astoria South Dakota Large Business
Barclays New York New York Large Business
Bartlesville High School Bartlesville Oklahoma Public Sector
Bloomenergy Newark Delaware Small Business
Bobcat Gwinner North Dakota Large Business
Boston Fire Department Boston Massachusetts Public Sector
Boston Scientific Corporation Marlborough Massachusetts Large Business
Brooks Borg Skiles Architecture Engineering Des Moines Iowa Small Business
Cambia Health Solutions Portland Oregon Large Business
Cambridge Flight Support Clarksville Maryland Small Business
Cargill Inc Wayzata Minnesota Large Business
Central United Methodist Church Meridian Mississippi Small Business
Champaign Unit Four Schools Champaign Illinois Large Business
Charleston County Sheriff's Office North Charleston South Carolina Public Sector
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Cheyenne Wyoming Large Business
City of Venice Venice Florida Public Sector
Comcast NBCUniversal Philadelphia Pennsylvania Large Business
Commissioning Agents, Inc Indianapolis Indiana Small Business
Comprehensive Security Concepts Inc St. Thomas Virgin Islands Small Business
Conductix-Wampfler Omaha Nebraska Small Business
Connecticut Department of Corrections Enfield Connecticut Public Sector
Control Technologies, Inc Williston Vermont Small Business
CSI Aviation Albuquerque New Mexico Small Business
CUNA Mutual Group Madison Wisconsin Large Business
Dale L. Buchanan and Associates, P.C. Chattanooga Tennessee Small Business
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Lebanon New Hampshire Large Business
DAV Cold Spring Kentucky Public Sector
Dealware Department of Corrections Sussex Community Corrections Georgetown Delaware Public Sector
Deloitte Arlington Virginia Large Business
Denison, Dudley and Crawford, LLC Greenville South Carolina Small Business
DZSP-21, LLC Yigo Guam Large Business
Ecologica Carmelo Sabana Seca Puerto Rico Small Business
Ellsworth Correctional Facility Ellsworth Kansas Large Business
EMC Insurance Companies Des Moines Iowa Large Business
Employment Security Concord New Hampshire Public Sector
Erlanger Health System Chattanooga Tennessee Large Business
Eversource Energy Westwood Massachusetts Large Business
Florence Police Department Florence Oregon Public Sector
Fundación Puertorriqueña Síndrome Down San Juan Puerto Rico Public Sector
G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Inc. Jupiter Florida Large Business
Great Lakes Components Elkhorn Wisconsin Small Business
Greenbrier County Sheriff's Dept. Lewisburg West Virginia Public Sector
Halliburton Williston North Dakota Large Business
Hampton Affiliates Warrenton Division Warrenton Oregon Small Business
Hardt Enterprises Springfield Missouri Small Business
Hawaii Health Services Inc. Waipahu Hawaii Small Business
Hensel Phelps Construction Company Greeley Colorado Large Business
Howard County Fire and Rescue Columbia Maryland Public Sector
IHS Markit Oklahoma City Oklahoma Large Business
iLearn Schools Elmwood Park New Jersey Public Sector
Indianapolis Fire Department Indianapolis Indiana Public Sector
International Chemical Company Tulsa Oklahoma Small Business
JetBlue San Juan Puerto Rico Large Business
Jewish Fedreation of South Palm Beach County Boca Raton Florida Small Business
Johnson and Johnson New Brunswick New Jersey Large Business
Judiciary of Guam Hagatna Guam Small Business
Kennebec Behavioral Health Augusta Maine Small Business
Knox County Knoxville Tennessee Public Sector
LG and E and KU Energy, LLC Louisville Kentucky Large Business
Lilly USA, LLC Indianapolis Indiana Large Business
Local 80 Heat and Frost Winfield West Virginia Small Business
Lord Corporation, Sensing Systems Williston Vermont Large Business
Magpul Industries Austin Texas Small Business
Maine Medical Center Portland Maine Large Business
Maynard Jackson High School Atlanta Georgia Public Sector
Mayo Regional Phoenix Arizona Large Business
MDS HVAC-R Walden New York Small Business
Mesa Natural Gas Solutions Casper Wyoming Small Business
METLIFE Charlotte North Carolina Large Business
Michigan Department of Corrections Lansing Michigan Public Sector
MidAmerica Center Dental Wellness and Aesthetics Vandalia Illinois Small Business
Minnesota Department of Transportation St. Paul Minnesota Public Sector
Mystic Hills Transportation Parkersburg West Virginia Small Business
Nacci Printing Allentown Pennsylvania Small Business
National Grid Providence Rhode Island Large Business
Nationwide Insurance Columbus Ohio Large Business
New Mexico State Police Albuquerque New Mexico Large Business
New York State Police Albany New York Large Business
Novartis Pharmaceuticals East Hanover New Jersey Large Business
Office of the District Attorney, Eighteenth Judicial District Centennial Colorado Public Sector
Opelousas Police Department Opelousas Louisiana Public Sector
PaR Systems, Inc Shoreview Minnesota Small Business
Peace Corps Office of Inspector General Washington District of Columbia Public Sector
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hawaii Public Sector
Penobscot County Sheriff Office Bangor Maine Public Sector
Phenix City Board of Education Phenix City Alabama Public Sector
Philadelphia Sheriff's Office Philadelphia Pennsylvania Public Sector
Polk County Sheriff's Office Balsam Lake Wisconsin Public Sector
Public Employees Relations Board Christiansted Virgin Islands Public Sector
Quicken Loans Detroit Michigan Large Business
RallyPoint Networks, Inc Watertown Massachusetts Small Business
Rapid City Police Department Rapid City South Dakota Public Sector
Renown Health Reno Nevada Large Business
Rhode Island State Police North Scituate Rhode Island Public Sector
Rock Dental Brands Incorporated Little Rock Arkansas Small Business
Rockwood School District Eureka Missouri Public Sector
Rolls-Royce North American Inc. Reston Virginia Large Business
Salt River Project Phoenix Arizona Large Business
San Diego District Attorney San Diego California Public Sector
SCANA Corporation Cayce South Carolina Large Business
Scottsdale Fire Department Scottsdale Arizona Public Sector
Second Judicial District Court Reno Nevada Public Sector
SecureNetMD Lewes Delaware Small Business
Shell Oil Houston Texas Large Business
Sheridan County Sheriff's Office Plentywood Montana Public Sector
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore part of the LifeBridge Health Sysytem Baltimore Maryland Large Business
Sonoran Technologies Goodyear Arizona Small Business
South Charleston Police Department South Charleston West Virginia Public Sector
Southwest Truck Driver Training Las Vegas Nevada Small Business
St. Louis Fire Department St. Louis Missouri Public Sector
Student Veterans of America Washington District of Columbia Small Business
Team TSI Albertville Alabama Small Business
Tecolote Research, Inc. Goleta California Small Business
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Nashville Tennessee Public Sector
Tesoro San Antonio Texas Large Business
Texas Department of Insurance Austin Texas Public Sector
The Urgent Care Gretna Louisiana Small Business
Tipton Ridge Veterinary Medical Center Pulaski Virginia Small Business
T-Mobile Bellevue/Albuquerque Washington/New Mexico Large Business
Topre Cullman Alabama Large Business
Touro Infirmary New Orleans Louisiana Large Business
True North Management Services, LLC Fenton Missouri Small Business
Unitek Environmental Guam Barrigada Guam Small Business
UST Global Aliso Viejo California Large Business
VA Medical Center - New Hampshire Manchester New Hampshire Public Sector
Vets4Warriors Piscataway New Jersey Small Business
Virgin Islands Department of Health St. Thomas Virgin Islands Public Sector
Vitas Hospice Newark Delaware Large Business
Washington Department of Labor and Industries Olympia Washington Public Sector
Webb County Sheriff's Office Laredo Texas Public Sector
Werner Enterprises Omaha Nebraska Large Business
West Pierce Fire and Rescue University Place Washington Small Business
West Valley City West Valley City Utah Public Sector
Western Virginia Regional Jail Salem Virginia Public Sector
Wright Brothers, The Building Company Eagle Idaho Small Business
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Cheyenne Wyoming Public Sector
Zapata, Inc. Charlotte North Carolina Small Business