Safeway has announced that it was awarded the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation's highest honor given to employers for support of the National Guard and Reserve, at a special ceremony on Sept. 26 in Washington, D.C. Safeway was one of 15 employers to receive the Freedom Award.
CVS/pharmacy and private sector benefits program Veterans Advantage have announced a new in-store savings program for Veterans Advantage's VetRewards Card members, honoring military and veteran families with savings on thousands of CVS/pharmacy brand products at CVS/pharmacy stores.
Safeway was selected to receive the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation's highest honor given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees.
In June, Dollar General will be partnering with Procter & Gamble to celebrate soldiers making a difference in their communities after returning from service as part of its Every Day Heroes program, the dollar channel operator announced.
Safeway chairman and CEO Steve Burd on Monday signed a Statement of Support for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, at a ceremony at the company's corporate offices in Pleasanton, Calif., ESGR stated.
Walgreens last week reaffirmed its support for National Guard and reserve members and their families with the signing of a statement of support by Walgreens chief human resources officer Kathleen Wilson-Thompson.