Cass County Sheriff’s Office nominated for award


March 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has been nominated to receive the 2012 Secretary of Defense “Employer Support Freedom Award.”

ESGR Award

The announcement was made today (Tuesday), by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DOD) agency. Officials say 56 Iowa Guard and Reserve members nominated their employers for the award. Nationwide, there were 3,236 nominations. The Freedom Award is the DOD’s highest recognition for employers supporting members of the Guard and Reserve. Up to 15 recipients will be announced this summer and honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on September 20th. Also nominated for the award was The Micah House, in Council Bluffs.