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East Tenn. companies among Freedom Award nominees

Nine East Tennessee employers have been nominated for the Department of Defense 2013 ETP02.SY.jpgFreedom Award.
The award is the department’s highest recognition presented annually to employers for their support of employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.
Statewide, 39 employers were nominated for the award by their employees, according to Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency.
Nationally, 2,899 employers were nominated for the award.
East Tennessee nominees include Steel Plate Fabricators, Knoxville; Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority, Alcoa; Chattanooga Police Department; Girls Preparatory School, Chattanooga; Physicians Care, Chattanooga: Nuclear Fuel Services, Erwin; Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport; Tennessee State Parks, Maryville; and Kysor Panel Systems, Piney Flats.

2013 Freedom Award nominations open

Nominations for the 2013 Freedom Award, which is given to employers for their support of
ETP02.SY.jpgemployees serving in the National Guard and Reserve, are now being accepted.

Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 21, 2013, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve said Thursday. Employers may be nominated by Guard and Reserve members, or their family members. ESGR is a Department of Defense agency.

The Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award is the nation’s highest recognition given to civilian employers.

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TVA named Freedom Award finalist

The Tennessee Valley Authority is one of two Tennessee employers selected as finalists for the
ETP02.SY.jpg2012 Freedom Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, announced today.

Marketing firm iostudio of Nashville was also selected as a finalist.

The Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award is given to employers in recognition of their support of employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.

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