U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Stacey Wakefield, a drill status guardsman with the 156th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, shake the hand of his civilian supervisor Mr. Chris Mendlik after organizing a surprise ceremony to present the ESGR Patriotic Employer Award at the Wells Fargo Charlotte Customer Information Center, NC, June 14, 2019. The Patriotic Employer Award is the first level that an employer can be nominated for, and reflects the efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families, and granting leaves of absence if needed.

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