Vermont National Guard and Reserve members and their families have a few weeks left to nominate their supportive employers for the 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the U.S. Government's highest honor given to employers for their outstanding support of employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve.
The nomination season closes on Jan. 18.
Nominations will continue to be accepted at www.FreedomAward.mil.
National Guard and Reserve members and their families are eligible and encouraged to nominate employers that have provided exceptional support to military employees beyond the federal law requirements.
All award nominees will be announced in mid winter 2010 and the 15 recipients will be announced in early summer.
For questions regarding the Freedom Award, please visit www.FreedomAward.mil or contact Maj. Melissa Phillips, ESGR Public Affairs, at 703-380-9262.