ESGR, National Sheriffs' Association, Statement of Support

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National Sheriffs' Association signs Statement of Support

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).

•  Its managers and supervisors will have the tools they need to effectively manage those employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.

•  It 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  For more information on ESGR, please visit