Brig. Gen. Gary Keefe, commander (acting), Massachusetts Air National Guard, poses for a picture with retired Sgt. Maj. James Goss, executive director for the New Hampshire ESGR; David Quinn, state chairman for the New Hampshire ESGR; Robert Cotter, site Leader for ITT Exelis in Nashua, NH; Lt. Col. Eric Pauer, Massachusetts Air National Guard; retired Brig. Gen. Bob Edmonds, vice president of Air Force Programs for ITT Exelis; and retired Brig. Gen. Stephen Curry, training director of the New Hampshire ESGR during an award ceremony at Impact Science and Technology in Nashua, N.H., June 14, 2012. Lt. Col. Eric Pauer, a reservist works at Impact Science and Technology, a subsidiary of ITT Exelis and received an award for his work there.
ESGR facilitates and promotes a cooperative culture of employer support for National Guard and Reserve service by developing and advocating mutually beneficial initiatives; recognizing outstanding employer support; increasing awareness of applicable laws and policies; resolving potential conflicts between employers and their service members; and acting as the employers' principal advocate within DoD.