Beaufort News

Award to honor military employers

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

Guard and reserve service members and their families can nominate employers who have gone beyond federal requirements to provide exceptional support of military employees.

Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 17 at

Recipients will be announced in the spring and honored in Washington, D.C., at a ceremony Sept. 22.

Details: Contact Beth Sherman at 703-696-1171, extension 539, or at