USRoadwarriors.com recognized at GATS Great American Trucking Show for Support of Guard and Reserve
Round Rock, Texas—USRW LLC. Parent company of USRoadwarriors.com and VeteranDriver.com announced today it received a Document of Support from the ESGR Program (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve) signed by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter. The program, a forty-year initiative, held an event at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas Texas on Friday August 26th with about 300 people in attendance including, Major General Lester Simpson, Commanding officer of the Texas Army National Guard, who presented the recognition to 93 companies.
The ESGR Vision is to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military services of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States.
“In it’s (ESGR) forty-year history this is the largest group of companies anytime and anywhere to sign the Document of Support,” said retired Army Col. JP Hogan leader for ESGR in Texas. The Colonel himself sported a Calvary Stetson from the early 1900’s.
USRW Publisher and Co-Founder Carl Braun was on hand to receive the document. “I have two sons that served in Afghanistan and Iraq respectively, one of them is a wounded warrior. I served in the USAF Security Police and my father was a Korean War Vet. My brother, is a retired Marine. We’re a military family and I’m proud to support the ESGR efforts,” he said.
Braun and his company have owned numerous job boards over the last 20 years serving veterans and recently launched VeteranDriver.com, a lifestyle, careers and news site for Military Veterans, Returning Military and their families interested in or are employed by the transportation industry.