AITKIN, Minn. – Maj. Andrew Carlstrom presented the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award to his employment supervisor, Aikin County Administrator Jessica Seitbert. The award was given Aug. 9 at the Aitkin County Board Meeting in recognition of Jessica's support of Carlstrom during his service with the 367th Engineer Battalion of the Army Reserve.
Carlstrom was very appreciative of the support and assistance provided during his service and wanted to honor Jessica. Also present were ESGR Minnesota Committee member Chad Sackett and members of the Aitkin County Board. ESGR is a Department of Defense office which 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. For more information about ESGR outreach programs or volunteer opportunities, call (800) 336-4590 or visit www.ESGR.mil.
Photo left to right: Jessica Seibert and Chad Sackett (Photo courtesy of Jeanne Schram)