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HUTCHINSON, Minn. – Capt. Andrew Larson of the Minnesota Army National Guard, presented the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award to his supervisors Matt Butler and Jesse Johnson as well as Technology Manager Todd Hussey, at 3M Company Feb. 7 in Hutchinson.

The award was given to Matt Butler, Jesse Johnson and Todd Hussey for their support of their employee's service to the Minnesota National Guard. Larson was very appreciative of their aid and assistance with his Guard duties and time away for drills, flying requirements, or deployments. Captain Larson wanted to honor the three of them.

Larson stated that 3M recognizes the contributions military personnel make within the company and 3M goes above and beyond to ensure a positive relationship.

Also present were Doug Broich, the ESGR Region 3 Chair and Ron Muehlbauer, ESGR/Minnesota Committee Member.

ESGR is a Department of Defense program which seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States. For more information about ESGR outreach programs or volunteer opportunities, call (800) 336-4590 or visit

Photo left to right: Doug Broich, Matt Butler, Todd Hussey, Captain Andrew Larson, Jesse Johnson and Ron Muehlbauer

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