Archive for Tuesday, March 22, 2011

McLouth schools, others nominated for Secretary of Defense employer award

March 22, 2011

McLouth USD 342, as well as Pizza Hut of Leavenworth and two entities at Fort Leavenworth, are four of 56 employers nominated for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense’s highest recognition for employers showing exceptional support to their National Guard and Reserve employees. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve received 4,049 nominations from Guard and Reserve members across the nation, a 64 percent increase from last year's total.

At Fort Leavenworth, the U.S. Army Command Staff College and the G-3 DTPM, Range Control, were nominated.

The 2011 recipients will be announced this summer and honored in Washington, D.C. in September.

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