Smartronix Receives Five Star Statement of Support from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)

Hollywood, Maryland - 23 November 2009 – Smartronix is proud to be a recipient of the Five Star Statement of Support presented today by CAPT Don M. Bouchard. This award is bestowed to employers that were recognized by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) organization for policies and efforts "above and beyond" the required guidelines, supporting their employees who are in the National Guard and Reserve military services. The ESGR is a Department of Defense agency established in 1972. Its mission is to gain and maintain employer support for Guard and Reserve services by recognizing outstanding support and awareness of the laws and resolving conflict through mediation.

Smartronix Executive Vice President, Lt. General (Ret.) Bob Shea accepted this award on behalf of all the employees of all 13 Smartronix offices. He stated that "we would like to thank CAPT Bouchard for this award and more importantly, thank him for the role that he and so many guardsmen and reservist play in the wars and conflicts in supporting our great nation." Smartronix pledges that its managers and supervisors will have the tools they need to effectively manage Guard and Reserve employees while supporting the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), and that it will continue to recognize and support the nation’s service members and their families in peace, in crisis, and in wartime.