Long said, "It is an incredible honor to receive this recognition from the Massachusetts ESGR
. Through the work they do in the office and in service of our country, our veteran and military service member employees truly embody Liberty's purpose of giving people the security to embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow.
, a Department of Defense agency, created the Patriot Award to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation for their employees to answer their nation's call to serve.
General Shale Director of Human Resources Scott Ledford was recently honored with a Patriot Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR
), an office of the Department of Defense.
After Harper signed the ESGR
commitment in July, he was contacted by a woman named Tammy Stansbery, who lives in the Nashville suburb of Mount Juliet.
"Of course, I will be keeping work options open and will have more time for volunteering as the new state vice chair for ESGR
(Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve).''
Pictured from left are David Wheel, of the VT/NH ESGR
; Christine Spaulding, operations manager, accepting on behalf of President Don Lennon; Specialist 4 Matthew Quinn, a Vermont Army National Guard soldier and Len-Tex employee who nominated his managers; Joe Baker, shift supervisor; and James Walker, senior human resources manager.
will announce the 2013 Freedom Award finalists after a review board comprised of military and civilian leaders selects the 30 most supportive employers.
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR
), a Department of Defense agency, announced the 15 recipients of the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
"The Freedom Award is the DOD's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve employees," according to an ESGR
In February 2006, BNSF renewed its longstanding commitment to those serving in the National Guard and Reserve by becoming the first railroad to sign a Five-Star Statement of Support with the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR
George Reserve (ESGR
), a research facility approximately 30 km northwest of Ann Arbor, MI, which is surrounded by a high fence.