Contact Information

William (Butch) Hensel Employer Support Specialist 5th Regiment Armory 29th Division Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410-234-3809
william.hensel.ctr@ang.af.mil

Raymond Ayres Administrative Support Technician 5th Regiment Armory 29th Division Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410-234-3816
raymond.ayres.ctr@ang.af.mil

Ralph Prete Program Support Technician 5th Regiment Armory 29th Division Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410-576-1452
ralph.prete.ctr@ang.af.mil

Carl Peters Employment Coordinator 5th Regiment Armory 29th Division Street
Baltimore MD 21201
410-576-6188

Maryland

Committee Leadership

Ms. Jean M. Hulet State Chair
Mr. Sam Peebles Vice Chair
Mr. Erwin Burtnick Central Region Chair
Mr. Don Bouchard Southern Region Chair
Mr. Ray Simmons Eastern Region Chair
Mr. Ron Pitts Western Region Chair
Mr. Al Nicolosi Employer Outreach Director
Mr. Donovan Olsen Military Outreach Director
Mr. Mike Comeau Ombudsman Director
Mr. Hal Scott Training Director

 

The Maryland Committee is made up of volunteer, business executives, civic leaders, educators, retired and active military personnel, and concerned citizens dedicated to preventing and resolving those employer/employee conflicts that directly impact the retention of our reserve component Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen.  Our 62 members with some help and resources from the National Committee located in Alexandria, VA, initiate employer support and education programs including a speakers bureau, ombudsman program, visits to training sites, and through our awards program, recognition of employers whose policies support or encourage participation in the National Guard and Reserve.  By explaining the mission of the National Guard and Reserve and by increasing public awareness of the role of the employer, we hope to develop a dialogue among the 164,000 private and public sector employers throughout the state, our state employer support committee, and local National Guard and Reserve unit commanders and the 17,903 members of the National Guard and Reserve within the state.

News

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March 25, 2015Prestigious Seven Seals Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
BALTIMORE, Md. – Jean Hulet, Maryland State Chair for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, presented Executive Officer, Lt. Cdr. Christopher Barnes, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Baltimore, with the organization’s prestigious Seven Seals Award.  Learn More.
February 26, 2015Flaming Grill and Buffet signs Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve

FREDERICK, Md. – Michael Zheng, general manager, Flaming Grill and Buffet affirmed their support for the men and women of the National Guard and Reserve by signing an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Statement of Support. The signing ceremony was held tt the Flaming Grill and Buffet in Frederick Feb. 23.

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February 26, 2015Cumberland Police Department captain honored by the Department of Defense for patriotic support

CUMBERLAND, Md. – Maryland Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency, announced that Captain Greg Leake, Cumberland Police Department, was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of an employee serving in the Maryland National Guard. The presentation was made at the Cumberland Police Department Feb. 24.

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