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Sharp, Jackie Program Support Technician 1410 Riverside Dr.
Jackson MS 39202

Elizabeth Rocquin Administrative Support Technician 1410 Riverside Drive
Jackson MS 39202

Divelbliss, Cara Employer Support Specialist 6225 M St.
Meridian MS 39202

Martin, Yolanda Employment Coordinator (H2H) 1410 Riverside Dr.
Jackson MS 39202


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Committee Leadership

Mr. James "Jack" Wallace State Chair Mr. Larry Mims Area 1 Chair
Mr. James "Jim" Garner Vice-Chair Mr. Ken Whittington Area 2 Chair
Mr. Derwood Boyles Chair Emeritus Mr. Larry Swartz Area 3 Chair
Mr. Aubrey Ray Employer Outreach Director Mr. Billy Wince, Sr Area 4 Chair
Mrs. Connie Myers Military Outreach Director Mr. Stanley Reeves Area 5 Chair
Vacant Ombudsman Director Vacant Area 6 Chair
Mrs. Donna Ainsworth Training Director Mr. Glenn Bremenkamp Area 7 Chair
Vacant Public Affairs Director
Mr. Charles Carrigan Bosslift Coordinator
Mr. Richard "Dick" Simmons  Awards Director    


The Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (MSESGR) is a Department of Defense ofice.  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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February 24, 2015National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 10, 2015
Washington - The Army National Guard and Marine Corps Reserve announced an increase activated National Guard members and reservists this week, while the, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve announced a decrease of activated National Guard members and reservists. Coast Guard Reserve numbers did not change from last week. The net collective result is a decrease of 429activated National Guard members and reservists in comparison to last week. Learn More.
February 19, 2015Unipres Southeast USA signs Statement of Support

JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced that Tony Gier, Human Resource Manager, signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve Feb. 18. The signing ceremony occurred at the Metro Center Mall, Jackson during the Military Veterans, Spouses and Dependents Job Fair.

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February 19, 2015President of MillerCo, Inc. honored by Department of Defense for patriotic support

GULFPORT, Miss. – Charlie Carrigan, Bosslift coordinator volunteer, with Mississippi Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced Jimmy Miller, President, MillerCo. Inc. was honored Feb. 12 with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of his employee(s) serving in the Guard and Reserve.

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