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:

Employer                                                                                            City/State          

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


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