GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Montana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program, is pleased to announce the selection of Timothy C. Fox as the new ESGR Chair for Montana.
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WASHINGTON – The 2024 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award nomination season opens soon, meaning Guard and Reserve servicemembers across the nation can submit their exceptional employers for national recognition beginning October 1 until December 31.
WASHINGTON – The Department of Defense honored the recipients of the 2023 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest U.S. government honor to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve, in a formal ceremony at the Pentagon Aug. 30.
HELENA, Mont. – It’s not everyday employers of Montana’s Guard and Reserve members are able to board a Montana Army National Guard UH-60 black Hawk or Ch-47 Chinook and fly across Montana to a local town two hours away. However, for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) boss lift program, employers do just that.
HAVRE, Mont. – The Hi-Line of Montana describes U.S Highway 2 as it stretches across Montana for about 650 miles. Locals call it Montana's Hi-Line since it's the northernmost route traversing the state from east to west.
CLANCY, Mont. – Chris Rehor with Montana City Grill and Saloon was presented with a Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Spouse Patriot Award. He was nominated for the award by his employee Mandy Sammons who is a veteran and the spouse of an active-duty Montana Army National Guard member.
GALEN, Mont. – Mike Puccinelli with Missouri River Contractors was presented with a Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award . The award nomination came from U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. Evan Cook in recognition of Puccinelli’s extraordinary support of Cook’s military obligations.
HAVRE, Mont. – Lael Barnett of Shine Electric was awarded the Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award at an employer outreach event in Havre. The award nomination was made by Montana Army National Guard 1-189th General Aviation Support Battalion (1-189th GSAB) Chief Warrant Officer 2 Matthew Emge.