JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi MS ESGR held their Annual Employers Awards Banquet on Friday, April 7, 2023, at The Rickhouse, by The Manship, in Jackson. Employers, from around the state, were present to accept awards for their outstanding patriotism and unwavering support of their military employees. These employers were nominated by the Service Member of whom they employ.
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WASHINGTON – During National Volunteer Week, we thank our volunteers of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The citizen Soldiers and Airmen of the National Guard, and the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen of the Reserve, benefit directly from the service of our ESGR volunteers.
Editor's note: Updated March 29 to include John Miler of West Virginia who is also a recipient of this year's James M.Roche Spirit of Volunteerism Award
WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the James M. Roche Spirit of Volunteerism Award. The recipients are ESGR volunteers nominated by their respective ESGR State Committee Chairs for their exceptional contributions to ESGR’s mission over a sustained period of time.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – U.S. Navy Capt. Jonathan Townsend assumes the duties of Executive Director of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) from U.S. Navy Capt. Robbie Underhill Feb 1. In this role, Townsend leads the Department of Defense ESGR in its mission of facilitating and promoting a cooperative culture of employer support for National Guard and Reserve service.
HERSHEY, Pa. – Pennsylvania Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (PA-ESGR), an office of the Department of Defense, announced that the Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association (PACA) recently signed a Statement of Support confirming their support of employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.
KENNEWICK, Wash. – Matthew Sammons, executive director at Columbia Basin Veterans, was presented with a Patriot Award, by Judy West and Craig Liebler, volunteers with the Washington Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee, in recognition of extraordinary support of his employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.