VADM Dirk Debbink, Chief of the Navy Reserve, and Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) members presented awards to Virginia employers Sept. 27 for their outstanding support of employed Navy Reservists. The presentation took place at the Navy Operational Support Center, Little Creek, Va.
ROA commends these employers, and all others deserving recognition, who continue to provide exceptional support to our nation's citizen-warriors.
Above: ESGR members (read L to R) Bob Holmes, CDR, USNR (Ret.); Regan Schutte; VADM Debbink; Leon Hill, CAPT, USMC (Ret.), and Doyle Quisenberry, CDR, USNR (Ret.). All except Ms. Schutte are members of ROA.
Above: VADM Debbink honors the following employers (read L to R): Lois Demerich (Sentara Healthcare), Kevin Old (STIHL Inc. USA), Meyera Oberndorf (former mayor of Virginia Beach), Mark Dreyfus (ECPI College of Technology), with Alfred Dreyfus and Bob Larned, and David Cobbs (Norfolk Southern).
Above: VADM Debbink presents "My Boss Is A Patriot " awards (read L to R): CAPT Snap Conger, David Cobbs, CE3 Ricky Sterling, Jennifer Trump, Tom Early, Michael Melo, Kenneth Griffin.