WASHINGTON – Do you have a story to tell about how exceptional your employer’s support is to Guard and Reserve service members? If your employer goes above and beyond in their support for Guardsmen or Reservists, nominate them for the 2022 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award!
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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Twenty-five employers who employee Citizen Soldiers who serve with the Air Force Reserve 446th Airlift Wing (AW), Washington State’s only Air Force Reserve flying unit, got a rare chance to see firsthand the type of work their employees do when called to serve their Nation.
Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash. – Jim Witwer, project manager with Military Aviation and Commercial Cleaning Services (MACCS), was presented the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award by Ohad Lowy, South Sound area co-chair for the Washington ESGR and Kate Lowy, Washington ESGR military outreach coordinator, in recognition of his support he provided his then-employee serving in the Navy Reserve.
TACOMA, Wash. – From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oregon National Guard has been providing assistance to Oregonians and beyond.
BONNEY LAKE, Wash. – Jeff England, a police sergeant with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, was presented with a Patriot Award, by Ohad Lowy, south sound area co-chair for the Washington Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for the extraordinary support he provides his employee who serves in the Washington National Guard.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Senior Project Manager John Gilson and Superintendent Sean Hamelin, both of Walsh Construction, were recently presented with a Patriot Award by Mary Miller, south sound area co-chair for the Washington Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve(ESGR), in recognition of extraordinary support of their employee serving in the Coast Guard Reserve.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Tom Hornburg, IT director for the Economic Services Administration (ESA) in Washington State’s Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) was awarded the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award recently for the extraordinary support he provides his employee who serves in the Navy Reserve.
OTHELLO, Wash. – Tim Seibel, director of Ancillary Services at CBHA, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award by Washington ESGR East Central co-Chair Judy West in recognition of his employee serving in the Army Reserve.