ESGR Names Honored Employers

NGAUS Washington Report

(June 25, 2013) The winners of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award have been announced. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Defense Department agency, honors the top employers each year with the award.

ESGR had 2,899 nominations from Guard and Reserve members and their families.

The winners, who will be honored at a ceremony Sept. 26 in Washington, D.C., are:

Albuquerque Fire Department, Albuquerque, N.M.; Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C.; C.W. Driver, Pasadena, Calif.; City of Columbus, Ohio; Colorado Springs Utilities, Colorado Springs, Colo.;

DaVita, Inc., Denver; Eastman Chemical, Kingsport, Tenn.; Family Allergy & Asthma, Louisville, Ky.; Humana, Louisville, Ky.; Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc., San Antonio; Richland County Sheriff’s Department, Columbia, S.C.;

Safeway Inc., Pleasanton, Calif.; Steel Plate Fabricators, Knoxville, Tenn.; U.S. Bank, Minneapolis; and U.S. Marshals Service, Washington, D.C.

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