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Recipients Of Secretary Of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Named



WASHINGTON, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Defense announced today the 15 recipients of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the department gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

"These outstanding employers have not only earned this award, they have earned this nation's gratitude," said Defense Secretary Ash Carter.  "I am truly honored to recognize these 15 organizations for their unwavering support of our military men and women and their families. Their accomplishments are a vital piece of our national defense and a high standard toward which all employers of Guard and Reserve members should strive."

The 2015 Freedom Award recipients below will be honored at a ceremony in the Pentagon Aug. 21:

Employer

Location

Nominator's Branch of Service

Black Hills Corporation

Rapid City, SD

Navy Reserve

Boise Fire Department

Boise, ID

Marine Corps Reserve

BP America, Inc.

Houston, TX

Army National Guard

Cardinal Health

Dublin, OH

Army National Guard

Cigna

Bloomfield, CT

Air National Guard

City of Glendale

Glendale, AZ

Navy Reserve

City of Shawnee

Shawnee, KS

Army Reserve

College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, MO

Army National Guard

CVS Health

Woonsocket, RI

Air National Guard

Devon Energy

Oklahoma City, OK

Air National Guard

Dr. Joe A. Jackson, MD, PLLC

Biloxi, MS

Army National Guard

Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall, Trexler, McCabe & Hudson APLC

San Diego, CA

Navy Reserve

Snell & Wilmer LLP

Phoenix, AZ

Marine Corps Reserve

Town of Hingham

Hingham, MA

Navy Reserve

Walt Disney Company

Burbank, CA

Air National Guard

The 2015 recipients were selected from 2,960 nominations received from guardsmen and reservists for going far beyond what the federal law requires to support their military employees.  The Freedom Award was instituted in 1996 under the auspices of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve to recognize exceptional support from the employer community. In the years since, 205 employers have been honored with the award.

For more information about the Freedom Award and this year's recipients, visit www.FreedomAward.mil. To learn more about ESGR, visit www.ESGR.mil.

For questions or interviews regarding the Freedom Award, contact ESGR Public Affairs, at OSD.ESGR-PA@mail.mil or by phone at (571)372-0692.

CONTACT: S.J. Brown
(571) 372-0692; OSD.ESGR-PA@mail.mil

SOURCE Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve


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