Contact Information

Leanne Hall Volunteer Support Technician MS ESGR JFH Building 1410 Riverside Drive
Jackson MS 39202

Cara Divelbliss Program Support Specialist 6225 M St.
Meridian MS 39202


>Mr. Glenn Bremenkamp

Committee Leadership

Mr. Aubrey Ray State Chair James "Jack" Wallace Vice Chair North
Mr. James "Jim" Garner Vice-Chair South Mr. W.O. Jones Area 1 Chair
James "Jack" Wallace/Derwood Boyles Chair Emeritus' Mr. Ken Whittington Area 2 Chair
Mr. Danny Coggins Employer Outreach Director Mr. Larry Swartz Area 3 Chair
Mrs. Connie Myers Military Outreach Director Ms. Joyce Robinson Area 4 Chair
Mr. W.O. Jones Ombudsman Director Mr. Stanley Reeves Area 5 Chair
Mr. William Allen Asst. Ombudsman Director Vacant Area 6 Chair
Ms. Joyce Robinson Public Affairs Director Mr. Glenn Bremenkamp Area 7 Chair
Ms. Paula Carrigan Awards Director Mr. Tim Lea Training Director
Mr. Ricky Myers Bosslift Coordinator
Ms. Laura Young Volunteer Coordinator     


The Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (MSESGR) is a Department of Defense office.  It is led and operated by dedicated volunteers and staff whose mission is to gain and maintain employer support for the Guard and Reserve.  The mission is accomplished by recognizing outstanding employer support, increasing awareness and education of Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), resolving conflicts through mediation, and developing initiatives to increase employment opportunities for military service members and veterans.

With the dedicated work of more than 70 volunteers across the great state of Mississippi, MSESGR reaches out to employers and service members in areas such as employer outreach, military outreach, public affairs, mediation, training, and employment initiative programs.

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May 23, 2017Department of Defense selects Craig McKinley as Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve National Chair

WASHINGTON ­– The Department of Defense selected Craig McKinley to become the new national chair of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. McKinley will assume his new position June 1.

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WASHINGTON (March 13) – Employers that support their military employees’ service make all the difference in the world.  That support can include paying an employee the difference between their military and civilian pay during a deployment, or even offering a full salary for the duration.  It can also be arranging for a US senator to be on hand for a farewell ceremony.  Some companies show their commitment by targeting military for hiring, while others set up military affinity groups to learn how to better serve their military employees.  Still others pitch in and simply make life easier for the families of deployed service members. Learn More.
October 26, 2016Achord Family Dentistry owner receives Patriot award

FLOWOOD, Miss. – Dr. Andrew Achord, owner of Achord Family Dentistry, was presented with a Patriot Award Oct. 25 by David Alexander, military outreach for the Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee, in recognition of extraordinary support of his employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.

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