WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is pleased to announce the 2020 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.
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HORSHAM, Pa. – Memorial Day is close at hand. This is the day we remember the service and sacrifice of our military members who served and died to preserve our freedom and liberties. One of the most moving ceremonies held close Memorial Day is the annual service held at the 28th Division Shrine at Boalsburg, Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels flying teams paid tribute to the first responder community in Philadelphia April 28. Their southeasterly flightpath was directly over the Philadelphia Art Museum, down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and over City Hall. The site and roar of the 12 aircraft was impressive and awe-inspiring.
SEATTLE – Data Center Operations Director Ian Wrightson of Amazon Web Services at Bellevue was presented with a Patriot Award March 2 by Larry Kirchner, military outreach representative for the Washington Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, in recognition of his extraordinary support of an employee who serves in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.