The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Salute to Bosses Awards luncheon recognizes civilian employers.
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Salute to Bosses Awards luncheon recognizes civilian employers, nominated by their employees, who have gone above and beyond supporting them while performing their duties in the guard and reserves. Keynote speaker, Brig. Gen. John Nichols, Texas Assistant Adjutant General Air, Texas National Guard, said, "I am an employer, I mobilize people, my boss is the Governor, so I stand on both sides." Nichols thanked the civilian employees for seeing how important their support is of the men and women in the guard and reserve. The luncheon, held Nov. 4 at the Holiday Inn Select, San Antonio, presented the Above and Beyond Awards to Chase Card Services, Tesoro Corporation, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc., Department of Public Safety - Devine, HEB Dairy, North East Methodist Hospital and South Texas Veterans Health Care System.