SUPPORTING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE ORGANIZATION
WHEREAS, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense organization that seeks to promote a culture in which all American Employers support and value the military service of their employees; and
WHEREAS, ESGR was established in 1972 to gain and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve service by recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness; and
WHEREAS, supportive employers are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation's National Guard and Reserve units; and
WHEREAS, the U.S. Conference of Mayors is committed to support of all members of the United States military both abroad and at home.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the U.S. Conference of Mayors wholeheartedly supports Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense organization.