ROSEMOUNT Minn. – U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Richard Fenton was deployed and could not personally present the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award to his employment supervisor.
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BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – The 15th Annual Minnesota Veterans Career Fair was held Nov. 3 at the Earle Brown Event Center in Brooklyn Park. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve was invited to participate as an exhibitor and distribute information to Minnesota employers and service members in attendance.
WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense program, announced that United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) signed a Statement of Support Nov. 9 at its headquarters in Atlanta.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Executive Director Valerie Lefler of Feonix-Mobility Rising was recently presented with the Department of Defense Patriot Award by Randy Amundson, a volunteer representing the Nebraska Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.
PARKERSBURG, W. Va. – Glen Patterson, Erie Insurance supervisor, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award recently for the extraordinary support he provides his employee Sgt. Randall Arnold of the 29th MP Company, Maryland Army National Guard.
GAYLORD, Mich. – Congratulations to Kevin McKinley, Golf Manager at Treetops Resort who was presented with the ESGR Patriot Award Nov.12. McKinley was nominated for supporting employees who are also Guard and Reserve members for the past 4 years. In addition, he offered a Military Golf League to all branches of the military at very little cost to the service member and has helped start Folds of Honor in Northern Michigan.
ZEELAND, Mich. – To celebrate and recognize Veterans Day, Gentex Corporation held a ceremony at their facility in Zeeland, Michigan Nov. 11. President and CEO Steve Downing reaffirmed his company’s support by signing an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Statement of Support.
WASHINGTON – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense program, announced Harley-Davidson, Inc. signed a Statement of Support Veterans Day at its motor production facility in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.