25 Jun '13, 6pm
The @DeptofDefense announces the 2013 #SecDef Employer Support Freedom Award Recipients.
15 Reserve-component Employers Earn 2013 Freedom Awards From an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve News Release ARLINGTON, Va., June 25, 2013 Fifteen employers of reserve-component service members in their civilian lives have earned the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award for the support they provide to their employees who serve the nation in uniform. The Freedom Award is the Defense Department’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve employees. Officials at Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve -- a DOD office that advocates relevant initiatives, recognizes outstanding support, increases awareness of applicable laws, and resolves conflict between service members and employers -- said the winners were chosen from 2,899 nominations received from Guardsmen and reservists. "I commend and thank the ...