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Knox metal shop wins DoD Freedom Award

0425_KCLO_Steel_Plate_02.JPGKnoxville metal shop Steel Plate Fabricators is one of 15 employers nationwide to win the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the defense department announced.
Eastman Chemical, a Kingsport, Tenn.-based maker of specialty chemicals, also won this year’s award.

The award is the highest civilian recognition presented by the defense department and is given to employers who demonstrate exceptional support for employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.

“I am very humbled by it. “I’m a little bit overwhelmed,” Steel Plate President Mike Russell said Wednesday. It’s quite an honor and we’re proud to have won the award. We have a great team here.”

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Employers Freedom Award deadline next week

Guard and Reserve members have one week left to nominate their employers for the 2012
Kentucky+Senate+Paul+04.jpgSecretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

The deadline is Jan. 16.

The annual award is the Defense Department’s highest recognition for civilian employers. It was established in 1996 to honor employers who provide exceptional support to Guard and Reserve members.

Nominations can be made online at http://www.freedomaward.mil/

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Does your boss deserve Freedom Award nomination?

The deadline for nominating employers for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support
 Freedom Award
is less than five weeks away.

ETP02.SY.jpgNational Guard and Reserve members and their familiers have until Jan. 17, 2011 to nominate employers for the award which is given annually to recognize businesses for outstanding support of Guard and Reserve members.

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Nominations open for Employer Support Freedom Award

Nominations are now open for a Department of Defense award given annually to employers who go above what’s required by federal law to support military families.

ETP02.SY.jpgEmployer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, is accepting nominations for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

Winners will be announced in the spring.

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