Louis DiGeronimo, a veteran, US Army, is the Northern New Jersey Area Chair for New Jersey ESGR, his dedication to this work at ESGR, has been recognized by NJDOD and NJESGR, in awarding Louis , Volunteer Of The Year. Presenting the award is State ESGR Chair Donald Tretola, and Assistant Adjacent General, NJ DOD, Brig. General Ferrara.
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 DOD. Paramount to ESGR’s mission is encouraging employment of Guardsmen and Reservists who bring integrity, global perspective and proven leadership to the civilian workforce.
A veteran, whether active duty, retired, National Guard or Reservist is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including their life.