EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – On Behalf of the California Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Volunteer Tom Lasser presented Ajay Handa, James Magdaleno, Reva Handa and Nagahiro of Columbus Technologies and Services each a Patriot Award April 17, 2018.
Supervisors Handa, Magdaleno, Handa and Nagahiro were presented the award because of the extraordinary support they provide their California Army National Guard employee, 2nd Lt. Victor Hill.

“The Patriot Award was created by ESGR to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees, who like the citizen warriors before them, have answered their nation’s call to serve,” said Jim Combs, California ESGR state chair. “Supportive supervisors are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s Guard and Reserve units.”

ESGR, a Department of Defense program, 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. For more information about ESGR outreach programs or volunteer opportunities, call (800) 336-4590 or visit www.ESGR.mil.

Pictured: ESGR Volunteers: Tom Sisneros, Tom Lasser, Olivia Sisneros, Donna Lee Becker, California Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Victor Hill, Ryan Nagahiro, James Magdaleno, Reva Handa, Ajay Handa