• Patriot Award Recipient | Indiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

    July 20, 2017
  • “The Patriot Award was created by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees, who like the citizen warriors before them, have answered their nation’s call to serve,” said Steve Lynch,  Indiana ESGR state chair. “Supportive supervisors are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s Guard and Reserve units.”

    In January of 2016, the Indiana ESGR, a Department of Defense office, announced Barb Hauser, Human Resource Director of United Home Healthcare as a Patriot Award recipient, in recognition of extraordinary support of her employee – Pfc. Yazmin Hasty – serving in the Guard and Reserve. 

    Hauser has supported Hasty through military training and education that sometimes pull Hasty away from her employer. Barry Green, Indiana ESGR Military Outreach Director presented Hauser with the Patriot Award. William Anderson, United Home Healthcare Administrator, joined Hauser in signing a Statement of Support after the award presentation.

    The entire United Home Healthcare team could not be more proud of both Hauser and Hasty!

    ESGR, a DoD office, seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States. ESGR facilitates and promotes a cooperative culture of employer support for National Guard and Reserve service by developing and advocating mutually beneficial initiatives, recognizing outstanding employer support, increasing awareness of applicable laws and policies, resolving potential conflicts between employers and their service members, and acting as the employers’ principal advocate within Department of Defense. Paramount to ESGR’s mission is encouraging employment of Guardsmen and Reservists who bring integrity, global perspective and proven leadership to the civilian workforce.

    Learn more at ESGR.mil