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WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2009 – When Tom Castellano was called on to deploy in 2007, his manager at Microsoft had a parting gift. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2009 – When Army National Guardsman Sgt. Michael Scaglione announced he was being deployed to Iraq, he knew he could count not only on his family, but on his colleagues at AeroDyn Wind Tunnel. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2009 – A New Jersey-based company that specializes in selling and renting private business jets – and has employed dozens of military members – will receive the Defense Department's top award for the support it provides National Guard and Reserve members on its staff.Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2009 – When reserve-component troops are called away for military duties, their civilian employers work hard to pick up the slack in their absence. That is especially true for the Mid American Kidney Stone Association, a research group of only 10 staff members in Kansas City, Mo. Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2009 – Waking up for work rarely ranks high on people’s “favorites” lists, but John Sookikian said he is perfectly happy to be in the minority.Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2009 – When a TriWest Healthcare Alliance nurse who serves in the Kansas Air National Guard got notice of an upcoming deployment in 2006, TriWest President David McIntyre ensured the company would see to her family’s needs. Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2009 – Defense officials have chosen Perpetual Technologies Inc. to receive the department's employer-support award for providing exceptional financial and emotional support to its employees who deploy as National Guard or Reserve members. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2009 – The Cambridge, Mass., fire department not only goes beyond federal guidelines in supporting its reserve-component employees, the department also went beyond what the state allows and got the city council on its side. Story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2009 – More than one in 10 employees of the Ohio Department of Public Safety is a member of the National Guard or reserves. Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2009 – The past five years have been “the most exciting, dynamic and rewarding” of Brad Sams’ professional career, not because of his success as an attorney, but because of the military opportunities his employer has enabled him to pursue, the Air National Guard major said.Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2009 – The Santa Ana, Calif., police department will receive the Defense Department's top employer-support award for providing exceptional financial and emotional support to its employees who deploy as National Guard or Reserve members.Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2009 – At FMC Technologies in Stephenville, Texas, military experience not only is welcomed, but also is highly sought after, a spokesman for the company said.Story