Mission and End State

Mission Statement

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense program that develops and promotes supportive work environments for Service members in the Reserve Components through outreach, recognition, and educational opportunities that increase awareness of applicable laws.  It also provides assistance in resolving conflicts between the Service members and their employers.

End State 

All employers support and value the employment of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States and Territories, thereby increasing the readiness of the Reserve Components.

Customers  

        All employers

        All uniformed Service members

        Families of affected Service members

 

Stakeholders 

        Congress

        State and Territory governors

        Department of Defense

        Department of Homeland Security

        Department of Labor

        Department of Veterans Affairs

        Uniformed Services

 

Employees

        

        ESGR volunteers and staff


Goals


1.  Gain and maintain support from employers for National Guard and Reserve service

2.  Increase attention/focus on employer outreach and military outreach missions, to support the readiness of the RC.

3.  Improve ESGR brand awareness to inspire customer/stakeholder confidence and trust, and renew the relevancy of ESGR.

4.  Streamline planning processes, increase state-wide collaboration/communication, and establish a consistent feedback loop on all ESGR plans and activities.

 

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