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Bill Rosendahl - Council District 11

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

ESGR Pro Patria Award


Last Friday members of the Department of Defense's Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve presented the Pro Patria Award to the City of Los Angeles. This annual award recognizes organizations that go above and beyond to enable their personnel to fulfill National Guard and Reserve obligations.

The City of Los Angeles supports guardsmen and reservists who are called up for training or deployment by continuing their compensation while they are on duty. The City continues full pay for 30 days, and will continue differential pay as long as an employee is on active duty. The City also continues to provide benefits for personnel and their families when an employee is called into military service.

As a veteran and a public official, I feel it is our duty to provide all means of support to members of our City family who are called into military service. I am very proud of the City of Los Angeles' record on this issue, and I was honored to accept the ESGR Pro Patria Award on behalf of the City.
-Bill

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