Six Mid-Columbia employers have been nominated for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
The nominees are: USA Auto Sales Inc., Warner Auto Sales Inc., and WorkSource Columbia Basin, all of Kennewick; the Employment Security Department of Washington State, Moses Lake; The S.M. Stoller Corp., Richland; and the Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla.
The award is the Department of Defense's highest recognition for employers that show exceptional support to their Washington National Guard and Reserve members. Employers were nominated by guard and reserve service members.