Support for Civilian Soldiers
(LE MARS) A Le Mars employer is being recognized for support of civilian soldiers.
Iowa Army National Guard Col. Jack Guenthner (retired) of Le Mars, center, Friday honored Nor-Am Cold Storage President and CEO Greg Brandt, left, and General Manager Dan Casey, right, with Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve plaques and lapel pins.
Guenthner said the day shift supervisor at Nor-Am, Andrew Schultz, nominated his employer. Schultz is a Staff Sergeant with the 185th Air Guard based in Sioux City who is on active duty now.
Another Nor-Am employee, dock worker Jason Kinney, is in Afghanistan serving in the Iowa Army National Guard.
Caseycommunicates with Schultz through emails. Nor-Am co-workers also use Facebook to keep in contact.
This is Guenthner's 10th year of volunteering with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) program.
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