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2014-04-17 23:01:12

AMVETS Announces Evaluation of Freedom and Honor Warrior Transition Workshops Lanham, Maryland (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 AMVETS announced today a scientific evaluation conducted by Freedom and Honor under the direction of the American Institutes for Research® (AIR) show statistically significant results of AMVETS Freedom and Honor Warrior Transition Workshops (WTW) in addressing Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and reintegration-related challenges. The report can be found at...

2014-04-16 16:20:47

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, has selected 30 employers as finalists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The award is the DoD's highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees. The 30 employers below were selected from 2,864 nominations submitted by military members. "These...

2014-04-15 12:35:17

Public bid period to run now through June 2 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state Department of General Services today announced that parties interested in purchasing any of the three Pennsylvania armories now for sale are invited to place a bid anytime between now and the bid closing time of 3 p.m. June 2, 2014. The three properties up for sale are: -- The Berwick National Guard Armory located at 201 Pine Street in the Borough of Berwick, Columbia...

2014-04-15 12:21:56

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: "Nothing seems more distasteful to Army leaders these days than the notion of Congress creating a commission to take an outside look at how best to structure the force for 2020 and beyond. "At recent congressional hearings and to reporters, the Army chief of staff and vice chief of...

2014-04-10 12:30:09

TransCanada Executive Joins Leaders from Building Trades Unions and Helmets to Hardhats Program to Tour Training Facility CHICAGO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National and local leaders from North America's Building Trades Unions today joined with the Executive Director of Helmets to Hardhats and a senior executive with TransCanada to discuss the importance of large, shovel ready infrastructure projects like the Keystone XL Pipeline to America's National Guard, Reserve and...

2014-04-09 16:21:56

162 employers selected from 2,864 nominations WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, has selected 162 employers as semifinalists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the DoD's highest honor for employers that provide extraordinary support to their Guard and Reserve employees. For a complete list of Freedom Award...

2014-03-25 12:22:15

2,864 National Guard and Reserve members nominate employers for highest honor ARLINGTON, Va.­, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, received 2,864 nominations from Guardsmen and Reservists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense's highest recognition honoring employers that support employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve. Up...

2014-03-18 12:20:42

1,000 EMPLOYERS NOW PARTICIPATING IN CAMPAIGN TO ACCELERATE GUARD AND VETERAN HIRING WASHINGTON, HOUSTON and ATLANTA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Jobs for America's Heroes announced this month that 1,000 employers across America have signed up to seek and hire well-trained Guard members, veterans and spouses through a nonprofit ongoing campaign to help connect employers and military. (www.CenterforAmerica.org/register.html)...

2014-03-13 23:27:58

ACC Health, an on location medical and dental healthcare provider for military readiness, was inducted in the Legion de Lafayette in recognition of their extraordinary service to the National Guard Educational Foundation. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 ACC Health LLC was enrolled in the Legion de Lafayette in recognition of their extraordinary service to the National Guard Educational Foundation on Saturday March 8, 2014. Established in 1975 as a non-profit organization, it is the...

2014-03-03 16:20:57

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today released a copy of a National Governors Association letter to President Obama, signed by 50 governors across the country. The letter opposes potential cuts to the Army National Guard advocated by the U.S. Army's fiscal 2015 budget request. "The National Guard plays a pivotal, cost effective role in protecting Pennsylvanians," said Governor Corbett. "As we've seen with the recent weather related...