WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the James M. Roche Spirit of Volunteerism Award. The recipients are ESGR volunteers nominated by their respective ESGR State Committee Chairs for their exceptional contributions to ESGR’s mission over a sustained period of time.
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Fifteen Exceptional Employers Recognized for Top Honor
WASHINGTON – The Department of Defense is pleased to announce the 15 recipients of the 2021 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest U.S. government honor to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve announces the 2020 Volunteers of the Year (VOTY). Volunteers who serve in following functional and operational areas were nominated by their respective State Committee for the prestigious honor of being named Volunteer of the Year: Military Outreach, Employer Outreach, Public Affairs, Training, Ombudsman, and Operations.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Jessica Brazau, Veteran Readiness and Employment supervisor at the Veterans Benefits Administration, Lincoln Regional Office, was presented with the Department of Defense Patriot Award during a virtual presentation by Peggy Brown, a volunteer representing the Nebraska Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.
OMAHA, Neb. – Jonathan Coleman, Deputy Branch Chief, Federal-State Audit and Resource Management Division, Office of Investigation, Enforcement and Audit with USDA Food Safety Inspection Service in Omaha, accepted the Department of Defense Seven Seals Award presented by Ron Boro, a volunteer representing the Nebraska Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
LINCOLN, Neb. – Jacqueline Hanson, United Ground Express supervisor, was presented with the Department of Defense Patriot Award during a presentation by Bruce Wood, a volunteer representing the Nebraska Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.
WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) proudly announces the 30 finalists for the 2021 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 Component employee employed in their organization. ESGR received 3,382 nominations for this prestigious award for employers throughout the 50 states, Guam-CNMI, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and District of Columbia.
Oakland, Calif. – California Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense program, announced today Police Chief Armstrong received the ESGR Pro Patria Award in recognition of the extraordinary support of Oakland Police Department’s employees who serve in the California Guard and Reserve.