WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a
Department of Defense program, announced that the National Sheriffs’
Association has signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve.
In addition to signing the Statement of Support for the
Guard and Reserve, the National Sheriffs’ Association has called on more than
3,000 sheriffs’ offices across the country to join them in affirming their
backing of Reserve Component troops.
The Statement of Support confirms the National Sheriffs’
Association joins many other employers in pledging the following:
• It fully
recognizes, honors and enforces the Uniformed Services Employment and
Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA).
managers and supervisors will have the tools they need to effectively manage
those employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.
appreciates the values, leadership and unique skills Service members bring to
the workforce and will encourage opportunities to hire, Guardsmen, Reservists
and Service members.
• It will
continually recognize and support our country’s Service members and their
families in peace, in crises and in war.
For more information on this Statement of Support, contact
Maj. Chris Mitchell at (571) 372-0705 or by email at
more information on ESGR, please visit www.esgr.mil.