BONNEY LAKE, Wash. – The Pacific Northwest is graced with scenic outdoors from North and South from the Canadian border to Oregon, and West to East from the Pacific Coast to the Cascades. This often brings crowds of people to the outdoors, year-round, good weather or bad. Inevitably, some of these persons get lost or hurt and require assistance.
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SEATTLE – Teia Tuifua, supervisor with King County’s Facilities Management Division of the Department of Executive Services, and Diane Richardson, a sergeant with King County’s Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention, each received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award recently for the extraordinary support they provide their employee who serve in the Reserve Components.
SEATTLE – Michael Allen, a captain with King County’s Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award recently for the extraordinary support he provides his employee Air Force Reserve Senior Master Sgt. Michelle Helpenstell, a correctional officer at the King County Adult Detention Center.
SPOKANE, Wash. – For Reserve Component soldiers who straddle both the military world and civilian employment world, there is often a feeling that there is a need to conceal one’s military affiliation when applying for employment. However, employers who see such service as a benefit are not only following the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), but also access a disciplined and skill workforce who display leadership, responsibility and professionalism.