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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Stephanie Lemley, Blue Sky Realty President, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award recently for the extraordinary support she provides her employee Sgt. 1st Class Brian McCommon.

“The Patriot Award was created by ESGR to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees who have answered their nation’s call to serve,” said Joel Miltenberger WV-ESGR Vice Chairman. “Supportive supervisors are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s Guard and Reserve units.”

“Her commitment to allowing me to perform my Army National Guard duties enables me to confidently pursue my newer Real Estate Career,” stated McCommon.

ESGR is a Department of Defense program that develops and promotes a supportive work environment for service members in the National Guard and Reserve through outreach, recognition, and educational opportunities that increase awareness of applicable laws. ESGR also provides assistance in resolving conflicts between Service members and their employers.

For more information about ESGR outreach programs or volunteer opportunities, call (800) 336-4590 or visit

Pictured: left to right: Stephanie Lemley and Sgt. 1st Class Brian McCommon


Posted in: West Virginia
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