Pa. – Pennsylvania Employer
Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program, announced
that Richard Corley and Kristi Jones of Shell Polymers’ Solutions recently
received Patriot Awards in recognition of the extraordinary support they provide to their employees serving
in the Guard and Reserve. In light of
the COVID-19 outbreak, the award presentation was presented virtually.
to Gordon McKay, Pennsylvania ESGR Southwest Area Awards Coordinator, “the Patriot Award was
created by ESGR to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding
patriotic support and cooperation to their employees, who like the citizen
warriors before them, have answered their nation’s call to serve.” Alaska Air National Guard Staff Sgt. LaCree
Parish nominated Corley and Jones for the Patriot Award for being highly
supportive of her Air National Guard career.
Department of Defense program, seeks to foster a culture in which all employers
support and value the employment and military service of members of the
National Guard and Reserve in the United States. ESGR facilitates and promotes
a cooperative culture of employer support for National Guard and Reserve
service by developing and advocating mutually beneficial initiatives,
recognizing outstanding employer support, increasing awareness of applicable
laws and policies, resolving potential conflicts between employers and their
service members, and acting as the employers’ principal advocate within the Department of Defense.
For more information
about ESGR Outreach Programs, or ESGR volunteer opportunities, please call
1-800-336-4590 or visit www.ESGR.mil.