Jan. 7, 2021
Elizabethtown Postmaster Recognized
ELIZABETHTOWN, KENTUCKY – Elizabethtown, KY, Postmaster Jeffrey Riggs recently received the Patriot Award for his effort to support employees who serve in the National Guard.
Riggs was nominated by Shane Belue, a clerk in the Elizabethtown Bulk Mail Entry Unit and a member of the Kentucky National Guard.
The Patriot Award is administered through the Department of Defense and Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a military agency. The prestigious award honors supervisors who provide flexible schedules, give employees time off before and after they are deployed, and grant leaves of absence when needed.
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