Community Briefs — Dec. 18, 2015
Tag: ESGR, Guam, Marine Corps, National Guard
Nominations open for Employer Support Freedom Award
The deadline to submit nominations for the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award is on Dec. 31, 2015. Presented by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office, the Freedom Award is the nation’s highest honor presented to civilian employers for exceptional support of their National Guard and Reserve employees. ESGR encourages Guardsmen, Reservists, or family members acting on their behalf, to submit nominations at www.FreedomAward.mil. The Freedom Award ceremony is held in Washington, D.C., for up to 15 deserving employers each year in August. (ESGR)
Military training at FDM, Warning Area 517
ASAN, Guam—The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps will conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla today, Dec. 18, from 10am to 4:30am. The general public, especially fishermen, commercial pilots and marine tour operators are advised to stay clear of the areas during the dates and times indicated. The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be on a 10-nautical mile radius on all quadrants.