Dunlap Police win award for supporting Guard & Reserves
DUNLAP, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Department of Defense today announced 15 employers across the country who do the best job of supporting the National Guard and Reserves.
And one of them is in our own backyard.
The Dunlap Police Department wins the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
“It is my pleasure to recognize these 15 outstanding civilian employers,” said Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis.
“Our National Guard and Reserve members are a vital part of our defense strategy and deserve as much support as this country can provide. These 15 employers lead the way in providing that. We are grateful to them for their role in helping to keep our nation safe and secure.”
The Freedom Award recipients below will be honored Aug. 24 at a Pentagon ceremony:
Amazon Seattle, Washington
AME Swiss Machining LLC Ligonier, Indiana
ArgenTech Solutions, Inc. Newmarket, New Hampshire
Big Sky Advisors St. Louis, Missouri
Crystal Group, Inc. Hiawatha, Iowa
Duke Energy Charlotte, North Carolina
Dunlap Police Department Dunlap, Tennessee
FMI Corporation Raleigh, North Carolina
Greencastle Associates Consulting, LLC Malvern, Pennsylvania
Minnesota Department of Transportation St. Paul, Minnesota
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
South Charleston Police Department South Charleston, West Virginia
Texas Department of Insurance Austin, Texas
Werner Enterprises, Inc. Omaha, Nebraska
Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Salisbury, Maryland