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ESGR, a Department of Defense office, is comprised of dedicated and trained volunteers and staff. We will develop and promote employer support for Guard and Reserve service by advocating relevant initiatives, recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of applicable laws, and resolving conflict between employers and service members.

 ESGR informs and educates service members and their civilian employers regarding their rights and responsibilities governed by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). ESGR does not have statutory authority to enforce, but serves as a neutral, free resource to employers and service members. ESGR’s trained ombudsmen provide mediation of issues relating to compliance with USERRA.

Contact Information

Kristina L. Donato Volunteer Support Technician 91-1227 Enterprise Ave Bldg 1784, Room 105-B
Kapolei HI 96707
808-672-1249
kristina.l.donato.ctr@mail.mil

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April 26, 2021University of Hawaiʻi Maui College chancellor honored by Department of Defense for patriotic support

KAHULUI, Hawaii – Lui Hokoana, chancellor at University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Maui College, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award for the extraordinary support he provides his employee Capt. Aris Banaag.

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April 21, 2021ESGR Recognizes 2020 Volunteers of the Year

ALEXANDRIA, Va. –­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve announces the 2020 Volunteers of the Year (VOTY). Volunteers who serve in following functional and operational areas were nominated by their respective State Committee for the prestigious honor of being named Volunteer of the Year: Military Outreach, Employer Outreach, Public Affairs, Training, Ombudsman, and Operations.

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April 09, 2021Fresenius Kidney Care supervisor honored by Department of Defense for patriotic support

HONOLULU – Renee Vea, Fresenius Kidney Care clinical manager, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award April 2 for the extraordinary support she provides her employee Sgt. Michele Kay Saiki.

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