Lake County Sheriff Mark C. Curran, Jr. received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award from the Department of Defense for supporting U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sergeant Julie Morris.
The ESGR recognizes employers who go above and beyond what the law requires in supporting National Guardsmen and Reservist who work for them in their civilian lives.
Sheriff Curran was nominated by Corrections Sergeant Julie Morris for consistently accommodating the duty schedules of Morris and 10 other Deputies and Correction Officers who work for the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
Michael Peck, Superintendent for the Veterans Assistance Commission of Lake County, and Sergeant Julie Morris presented the award to Sheriff Curran.
Submitted by the Lake County Sheriff's Office.