HILO, Hawaii – Hawaii Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve hosted a Bosslift, July 6. Participating employers learned about the 291st Combat Communications Squadron and 1-183rd Aviation missions then divided into two groups for an orientation flight on Blackhawks. “This was an exceptional event! It was great to see how the National Guard trains,” commented a participant.
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HONOLULU – Hawaii Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve hosted a Bosslift, Aug. 16 at Hangar 13 on Hickam Air Force Base. Participating employers learned about the 203rd Air Refueling Squadron mission, signed Statements of Support, and went on a KC-135 orientation flight where they also witnessed a mid-air refueling of an F-22.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Oak Ridge based UT-Battelle, which manages the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, is being recognized as one of the nation’s 15 recipients of the 2022 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
LANGHORNE, Pa. – Pennsylvania Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an office of the Department of Defense, announced that Woods Services recently received a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.
AIEA, Hawaii – Kauhi Tehiva, Manaola Hawaii store manager, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award recently for the extraordinary support she provides to her employee, 1st Sgt. Kuuipoikaheepueone Lilikoi-Van Buren.
DAVENPORT, Wash. – Chris Dodds, south district supervisory ranger at the National Park Service, was presented with a Patriot Award by Washington Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Employer Outreach Coordinator Jim Wynne, in recognition of his extraordinary support of his employee serving in the Army Reserves.
CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – Washington Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an office within the Department of Defense, announced that Col. Jim Perrin, commander of the 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), received the ESGR Seven Seals Award in recognition of his support of the ESGR mission. The Seven Seals Award, presented by Washington ESGR State Chair Phil Sanders, and south sound area co-chairs Ohad Lowy and Mary Miller.
GREAT FALLS, Mont.-Here comes the sunrise! The Montana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve volunteer team started their Saturday morning in mid-August at 0530 (5:30 am), welcoming 44 employers and community leaders for a C130 boss lift with the Montana Air National Guard 120th Airlift Wing in Great Falls, Montana.