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ESGR is a Department of Defense office seeking to promote a culture in which employers support and value the military service of their employees by advocating, recognizing, increasing awareness of the law and resolving conflict through mediation.

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Are you an #employer with questions about how to support your employee's #military service? Do you know your responsibil...
08/25/2021

Are you an #employer with questions about how to support your employee's #military service? Do you know your responsibilities under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, or #USERRA? #ESGR exists to serve you! Our Customer Service Center team is available to answer your questions at 800-336-4590, option 1

Are you an #employer with questions about how to support your employee's #military service? Do you know your responsibilities under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, or #USERRA? #ESGR exists to serve you! Our Customer Service Center team is available to answer your questions at 800-336-4590, option 1

How a dual-serving Air Force Reserve family balances it all: with husband and wife both serving as squadron commanders, ...
08/24/2021
Balancing Act: Husband and wife squadron commanders find harmony in busy lives

How a dual-serving Air Force Reserve family balances it all: with husband and wife both serving as squadron commanders, the Champagnes are making it work and thriving!
Read this and other great stories about our #AirForce #Reservists in the latest Citizen Airman Magazine.

https://www.citamn.afrc.af.mil/Features/Display/Article/2710093/balancing-act-husband-and-wife-squadron-commanders-find-harmony-in-busy-lives/

Reserve Citizen Airmen are constantly striving to find balance in life between civilian job, Reserve duty and family. A husband and wife team of Air Force Reserve squadron commanders has found that

As the situation unfolds in Afghanistan and our #military continues to evacuate U.S. and Afghan citizens, our #Service m...
08/23/2021
Peer-to-Peer Support for Service Members | Military OneSource

As the situation unfolds in Afghanistan and our #military continues to evacuate U.S. and Afghan citizens, our #Service members, #veterans, and military families may be struggling. Please seek help if you need it, and look out for your battle buddies. Military OneSource has counselors available and resources to help.

Talk to someone who gets the challenges of military life. Military OneSource offers peer-to-peer support for free. Learn how to schedule a one-on-one session.

Pennsylvania State Senators recognize #Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve week; thank you to all of the outstandi...
08/21/2021
Senators Stefano, Corman Honor Employer Support for National Guard - Pennsylvania Senate Republicans

Pennsylvania State Senators recognize #Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve week; thank you to all of the outstanding #employers across Pennsylvania who encourage and value their employees' military service!

https://www.facebook.com/ESGR.PA/posts/390611822477464

Senator Pat Stefano (R-Fayette) and Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) introduced a resolution this week designating the week of August 15-21 as Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week in Pennsylvania.

#ESGR Committees across the Nation have been recognizing supportive employers in honor of National Employer Support of t...
08/20/2021
Department of Defense recognizes Tennessee employers for outstanding support

#ESGR Committees across the Nation have been recognizing supportive employers in honor of National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week. Our National Chair, Mr. Ron Bogle, joined the Tennessee ESGR Committee in Brentwood last week to present the #SecDefFreedomAward to HCA Healthcare, and to salute #employers across the state for their outstanding support to their #military employees. Congratulations to all!! #WeAllServe!

https://www.tn.gov/military/news/2021/8/17/department-of-defense-recognizes-tennessee-employers-for-outstanding-support.html

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Companies from across Tennessee and top Tennessee National Guard and Army Reserve officials met in Brentwood, Aug. 13, for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Annual Planning and Awards Meeting. The awards ceremony recognizes nominated employers for their commitmen...

No better time to recognize your supervisor or manager with an #ESGR Patriot Award for supporting your #military service...
08/19/2021

No better time to recognize your supervisor or manager with an #ESGR Patriot Award for supporting your #military service than National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week! Get started here: https://esgr.mil/Employer-Awards/Patriot-Award
#WeAllServe

No better time to recognize your supervisor or manager with an #ESGR Patriot Award for supporting your #military service than National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week! Get started here: https://esgr.mil/Employer-Awards/Patriot-Award
#WeAllServe

Our #California #ESGR team is looking forward to supporting the Navy Reserve at this year's #NERE, where senior #Navy Re...
08/18/2021
NERE

Our #California #ESGR team is looking forward to supporting the Navy Reserve at this year's #NERE, where senior #Navy Reserve officials will thank and recognize the amazing #employers who have gone above and beyond over the last year to support their #Sailors' military service! Tune in to see it live this Friday, Aug. 20!

The Navy Reserve's annual Navy Employer Recognition Event (NERE) recognizes civilian employers who provide outstanding support to Reserve Sailors in their organizations.

Now that's a trifecta!! Our Wisconsin ESGR Committee proudly hosted #Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers at its annual awards ...
08/17/2021

Now that's a trifecta!! Our Wisconsin ESGR Committee proudly hosted #Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers at its annual awards ceremony to present three Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Awards to Associated Bank, INNIO Waukesha Gas Engines, and the Village of Pewaukee Police Department.
Congratulations to these outstanding #employers, and thank you, Governor Evers for taking time to recognize their exemplary support!

https://www.facebook.com/wi.esgr/posts/4511740085511894

WISCONSIN ESGR CELEBRATES HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENT IN ELKART LAKE
On Friday August 13, 2021, the Wisconsin Committee for ESGR met for their annual awards program and training. Immediately following, joined by the Commander in Chief of the Wisconsin National Guard, the 46th Governor of Wisconsin Tony Evers joined The Adjutant General, Major General Paul Knapp and ESGR State Chair Scott Legwold to conduct the unprecedented, historic and supreme achievement of presenting three Secretary of Defense Freedom Awards to three outstanding Wisconsin Employers. The Governor is joined by; (from left) Mr. William "Bud" Hitte (President of INNIO Waukesha Gas Engines), Mr. Andrew Harmening (CEO/President of Associated Bank), and Chief Tim Heier (Chief of Police - Village of Pewaukee Police Department). CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding achievement.

It is our great pleasure to share a message from our National Chair, Mr. Ron Bogle, in honor of National Employer Suppor...
08/15/2021
National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week Message

It is our great pleasure to share a message from our National Chair, Mr. Ron Bogle, in honor of National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve week, August 15-21. Thank you to the tens of thousands of #employers across our Nation who encourage, value, and support their employees' #military service.
#WeAllServe #ESGR

ESGR's National Chair, Mr. Ron Bogle, thanks our Nation's employers for their support of their National Guard and Reserve employees in honor of National Support of the Guard Week, August 15-21, 2021.

It's National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week! Across our great Nation, we honor and celebrate #employers...
08/15/2021
A Proclamation on National Employer Support Of The Guard And Reserve Week, 2021 | The White House

It's National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week! Across our great Nation, we honor and celebrate #employers who value and encourage their employees' #military service. We are proud of our role to engage, educate and recognize these patriotic employers, and profoundly grateful for their support and contributions to the readiness and retention of our #NationalGuard and #Reserve forces! #WeAllServe #ESGR #JoiningForces #ThankYou

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/08/13/a-proclamation-on-national-employer-support-of-the-guard-and-reserve-week-2021/

Since our founding, courageous men and women have vowed to serve and defend our country, protect our citizens, and uphold the principles of our Constitution.  The citizen Soldiers and Airmen of the National Guard, and the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen of the Reserve, ...

Thank you Air Force Reserve, for your support in hosting #Minnesota employers in collaboration with our Minnesota Commit...
08/13/2021
Who’s the boss: 934th Airlift Wing hosts Employer’s Day

Thank you Air Force Reserve, for your support in hosting #Minnesota employers in collaboration with our Minnesota Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve! Providing this opportunity for #employers to understand and appreciate what their #military employees do is invaluable to the success of our employer relationships. #WeAllServe #Bosslift #ESGR

https://www.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2729708/whos-the-boss-934th-airlift-wing-hosts-employers-day/

The 934th Airlift Wing wasn

Congratulations to Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year, AWFC Select Kody Sims! Known for his thorough attention to detail, "...
08/12/2021
Reserve Sailor of the Year: AWFC Select Kody Sims

Congratulations to Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year, AWFC Select Kody Sims! Known for his thorough attention to detail, "Sims said the meticulous habits he’s cultivated over the course of his 10-year dual civilian-military aviation career naturally translates to Sailorization, mentorship, and staying on top of both short and long-term individual, team and mission objectives. For him, it all comes back to doing the little things correctly."
What practices or habits do you have that contribute to career success?

Chief Naval Aircrewman (Mechanical) Select Kody Sims is a stickler for details. He has to be. In Sims’ world, it’s the little details that often mean the difference between success and failure — terms

"Whatever combatant commanders need, we must be ready to deliver," said Gen. Hokanson, Chief of The National Guard Burea...
08/11/2021
Hokanson:

"Whatever combatant commanders need, we must be ready to deliver," said Gen. Hokanson, Chief of The National Guard Bureau, as he addressed the annual Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States conference.

#AlwaysReadyAlwaysThere

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Readiness for its primary mission of fighting America’s wars makes the National Guard’s domestic responses possible, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson told enlisted troops here Sunday.“The

Happy Birthday, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)! #DoDsince1949
08/10/2021

Happy Birthday, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)!
#DoDsince1949

#OTD in 1949, the National Security Act was amended, officially renaming the military’s executive department as the Department of Defense and unifying it under the Secretary of Defense. Many thanks to all who serve under the umbrella of the DOD! #DoDsince1949

Our thanks and appreciation to the Nevada National Guard, and Governor Steve Sisolak for joining our Nevada ESGR Committ...
08/09/2021

Our thanks and appreciation to the Nevada National Guard, and Governor Steve Sisolak for joining our Nevada ESGR Committee to recognize supportive employers of #NationalGuard and #Reserve Service members in #Nevada. Wonderful ceremony honoring #employers who sacrifice their workforce and often endure financial hardship so their employees can perform their military duties and serve our communities without hesitation or reservation.

#MondayMotivation: Throughout August our #ESGR State Committees are working with #military and local government official...
08/09/2021
Colorado Adjutant General thanks employers at Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve ev

#MondayMotivation: Throughout August our #ESGR State Committees are working with #military and local government officials to engage and recognize supportive #employers of National Guard and Reserve Service members in their states. Our thanks to the Colorado NationalGuard, and The Adjutant General of Colorado, U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Laura Clellan for participating in our Colorado Esgr Committee's awards ceremony!

The Adjutant General of Colorado U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Laura Clellan will thank employers at the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve awards ceremony at Joint Force Headquarters, Centennial,

On National Purple Heart Day we honor and recognize the thousands of men and women who have received the Purple Heart. A...
08/07/2021

On National Purple Heart Day we honor and recognize the thousands of men and women who have received the Purple Heart. As America's oldest military medal and often referred to as the medal nobody wants to earn, the Purple Heart is awarded to those who have been wounded or killed in combat. It represents the greatest sacrifice our men and women in uniform can make, and we owe a debt of eternal gratitude to those who wear it. #PurpleHeartDay #Honor #Sacrifice

On National Purple Heart Day we honor and recognize the thousands of men and women who have received the Purple Heart. As America's oldest military medal and often referred to as the medal nobody wants to earn, the Purple Heart is awarded to those who have been wounded or killed in combat. It represents the greatest sacrifice our men and women in uniform can make, and we owe a debt of eternal gratitude to those who wear it. #PurpleHeartDay #Honor #Sacrifice

Today we wish the U.S. Coast Guard a very happy birthday! Thanks to all who serve in your ranks for protecting our borde...
08/04/2021

Today we wish the U.S. Coast Guard a very happy birthday! Thanks to all who serve in your ranks for protecting our borders and waterways, and keeping all who traverse them safe! #SemperParatus #CoastGuard US Coast Guard Reserve

Today we wish the U.S. Coast Guard a very happy birthday! Thanks to all who serve in your ranks for protecting our borders and waterways, and keeping all who traverse them safe! #SemperParatus #CoastGuard US Coast Guard Reserve

Some insight on the continuing demands placed upon The National Guard.
08/03/2021
Breakneck pace of crises keeps National Guard away from home

Some insight on the continuing demands placed upon The National Guard.

SHADDADI, Syria (AP) — In the searing 108-degree heat, far from his Louisiana health care business, Army Col. Scott Desormeaux and his soldiers are on a dusty base near Syria’s northern border, helping Syrian rebel forces battle Islamic State militants and keeping an eye on Russian troops in the...

#ICYMI: Our Esgr Delaware Committee hosted a virtual recognition event for the state's employers, featuring messages fro...
08/02/2021
2021 ESGR Awards Final 1

#ICYMI: Our Esgr Delaware Committee hosted a virtual recognition event for the state's employers, featuring messages from Governor John Carney and @Delaware National Guard Adjutant General Major General Michael Berry, who thanked Delaware employers for their support to their National Guard and Reserve #employees. Well done, and thanks to DE Supportive Employers! #WeAllServe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx-MPC0HMeg

The Yankton School District goes above and beyond for the #NationalGuard and #Reserve. In addition to providing differen...
07/30/2021

The Yankton School District goes above and beyond for the #NationalGuard and #Reserve. In addition to providing differential pay for unlimited periods of military service and special assistance to Guard and Reserve employees, the school system goes out of its way for individuals, one time using school technology to ensure an employee deployed in Afghanistan could watch his daughter's sporting competition live. Congratulations to #Yankton School district on the well-deserved #SecDefFreedomAward!
#WeAllServe
South Dakota Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
https://esgr.mil/News-Events/ESGR-In-The-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/9591/Yankton-School-District-named-2021-Secretary-of-Defense-Employer-Support-Freedom-Award-Recipient

The Yankton School District goes above and beyond for the #NationalGuard and #Reserve. In addition to providing differential pay for unlimited periods of military service and special assistance to Guard and Reserve employees, the school system goes out of its way for individuals, one time using school technology to ensure an employee deployed in Afghanistan could watch his daughter's sporting competition live. Congratulations to #Yankton School district on the well-deserved #SecDefFreedomAward!
#WeAllServe
South Dakota Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
https://esgr.mil/News-Events/ESGR-In-The-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/9591/Yankton-School-District-named-2021-Secretary-of-Defense-Employer-Support-Freedom-Award-Recipient

The Village of Pewaukee Police Department takes care of National Guard and Reserve employees like family. From prioritiz...
07/30/2021

The Village of Pewaukee Police Department takes care of National Guard and Reserve employees like family. From prioritizing recruitment of National Guard and Reserve Service members, to sending care packages to deployed units, providing special recognition to #military employees, and supporting families during deployments, Village of Pewaukee Police sets a high standard for all employers to follow!
Congratulations on being named a 2021 #SecDefFreedomAward Recipient!
Wisconsin ESGR
https://esgr.mil/News-Events/ESGR-In-The-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/9589/Village-of-Pewaukee-Police-Department-named-2021-Secretary-of-Defense-Employer-Support-Freedom-Award-Recipient

The Village of Pewaukee Police Department takes care of National Guard and Reserve employees like family. From prioritizing recruitment of National Guard and Reserve Service members, to sending care packages to deployed units, providing special recognition to #military employees, and supporting families during deployments, Village of Pewaukee Police sets a high standard for all employers to follow!
Congratulations on being named a 2021 #SecDefFreedomAward Recipient!
Wisconsin ESGR
https://esgr.mil/News-Events/ESGR-In-The-News/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/9589/Village-of-Pewaukee-Police-Department-named-2021-Secretary-of-Defense-Employer-Support-Freedom-Award-Recipient

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Thank you ESGR for supporting the Soldiers and employers! Our Boss lift was a great success! The smiles on the faces of the invited employers tells it all.
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