Recognize your supervisor for supporting National Guard and Reserve members by nominating him or her for a Patriot Award! Your supervisor will receive a beautiful Department of Defense Certificate of Appreciation and lapel pin. All members of the National Guard and Reserve are eligible to nominate their employer ! A maximum of 4 Patriot Award recipients may be nominated by a service Member each year. Simply complete and submit a nomination for each!
- Patriot Awards are awarded to individual supervisors, not an entire staff or the employing organization as a whole. Certificates are printed with your supervisor's name, so please enter information exactly as you would like it printed; only one name per nomination.
- You may request a Patriot Award be sent to either your home address or to the ESGR State Committee in your supervisor’s state.
- The average turnaround time for the Patriot Award to reach the address provided maybe up to 45 days from the date of submission. If you have not been contacted or received the Patriot Award 45 days after submitting your nomination, you may use the “State Pages” link at the top of the ESGR webpage to get an update from the appropriate State Committee.
- Items preceded with an asterisk (*) are required. All fields are case sensitive.
"Authority: 38 U.S.C. Chapter 43, Employment and Reemployment Rights of Members
of the Uniformed Services (USERRA); DoD Directive 1250.1, National Committee for
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve; DoD Instruction 1205.22, Employer Support
of the Guard and Reserve; and DoD Instruction 1205.12, NCESGR Instruction 1250.28,
Purpose: To allow members of the National Guard and Reserve Component personnel
and their family members to submit nominations for Employer Awards.
Routine Use(s): To process awards for Civilian Employers nominated by National Guard
and Reserve personnel and to collect and report statistical data for annual reports
to Congress and appropriate DoD agencies about Employer Support of the Guard and
Disclosure: Voluntary; however, failure to provide accurate contact information
and other solicited information may prevent or delay processing the request."
Please note that the average turnaround time for the Patriot Award to be delivered
is 45 days from the date of submission.