New Mexico Military Institute President/Superintendent Maj. Gen. Jerry Grizzle receives the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award during the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Lunch with the Boss at the Daniels Leadership Center at NMMI, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo)
The Roswell Committee for Employer Support to the Guard and Reserve hosted an awards and recognition banquet Friday to recognize several business people and public officials for supporting guardsmen and reservists.
“We are a nation of honor, duty and achievement,” said Mayor Del Jurney. “Congratulations to our award recipients today.”
Several employers were nominated by one of their employees for a Patriot Award. Three individuals were nominated by the ESGR Committee for a Seven Seals Award.
The New Mexico Military Institute hosted the event at the Daniels Leadership Center on campus.
Attendees at Friday’s event included state representatives, several local public officials, business leaders and several veterans.
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