Employers honored for supporting the Air Force Reserve

NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. -- Local employers received the Patriot Award at a commander's luncheon and ceremony here November 12, 2009. Mr. Dennis Dragich, Niagara County Community College, receives the Patriot Award from Mr. Fred Dentinger, Western New York Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), and Col. Allan Swartzmiller, 914th Airlift Wing commander. Air Force Reservists or members of their families may nominate employers for recognition for their exceptional support of employees who are Air Force Reservists. Nominations were submitted to the ESGR, and ESGR's local committee selected the awardees. This award is presented to employers for exceeding the requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph McKee)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Joseph McKee
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