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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

Rebecca Kunst Volunteer Support Technician 4474 S. Dehaviland St Bldg. 668
Boise ID 83705
208-272-3544
Rebecca.r.kunst.ctr@mail.mil

Forest Clemons Program Support Specialist 4474 S. Dehaviland St Bldg. 668
Boise ID 83705
208-272-3346
Forrest.e.clemons2.ctr@mail.mil

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April 15, 20202019 ESGR Volunteers of the Year Award Regional recipients named
WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program, announced the 2019 ESGR Volunteers of the Year Award Regional recipients March 17. Learn More.
April 03, 2020Aspen Dental manager receives Department of Defense Patriot Award
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho -- Operations Manager Josh Tracy of Aspen Dental was presented with a Patriot Award March 13, by Ty Corbett, east area chair for the Washington Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee, in recognition of extraordinary support of his employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.
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March 26, 2020Department of Defense Announces 2020 Employer Support Freedom Award Finalists
WASHINGTON - Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) proudly announces the 30 finalists for the 2020 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The finalists include small and large private and public sector employers, nominated by a National Guard or Reserve employee in their organization. ESGR received 2,623 nominations for this prestigious award for employers throughout the 50 states, Guam-CNMI, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and District of Columbia.
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