Buffalo, Minn.: U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Nathan Price was proud to present the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Pro Patria Award to his employer, the Wright County Sheriff's Department in a ceremony held October 13. His supervisor, Captain Patrick O'Malley received the award on behalf of the Department.
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Minneapolis, Minn.: Medtronic, a multinational corporation based in Minneapolis, was presented a 2021 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award in a ceremony attended by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz at Medtronic's offices. Also in attendance to accept the award on behalf of Medtronic was CEO Geoff Martha.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Annually, the 934th Airlift Wing (AW) hosts an Employer’s Day. This event is a longed-for opportunity for the wing to give back to its employers who support the 934 AW Airmen and its mission.
WILLMAR, Minn. –Ron Muehlbauer of Willmar was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) in Minnesota July 10. Minnesota Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Chair, Tom Simone and Doug Broich Region 3 Chair presented the award to Muehlbauer.
SHAKOPEE, Minn. – Mathew Meyer, Director of Ombudsman Services for the Minnesota Committee of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), was presented the National ESGR Ombudsman of the Year award for his dedicated service June 30.
EDINA, Minn. – Denny Schulstad, a 21 year volunteer with Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve in Minnesota (ESGR-MN), a past chair of ESGR-MN, and dedicated volunteer; received the ESGR-National Lifetime Achievement Award June 29.
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. – Leadership from Minnesota Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve provided an overview briefing and information about ESGR to Minnesota Veterans Employment organizations May 5.
EAGAN, Minn. – In 2021, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota celebrates five years of being named a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon company. Back in January 2016, Blue Cross became the first Minnesota health plan to be honored with this designation, recognizing our company’s proactive support for service members, veterans and their families.