VA center honored for supporting military

The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Grand Junction has been honored for its support of military service members and their families.

Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented Marc McGuire, director of the center, and Angela Brothers, director of inpatient services, with an award recognizing the center for its support of more than 30 percent of the staff that has or currently serves in the military.

Established in 1972 as an agency of the Defense Department, the ESGR promotes support of employee military service, particularly in the National Guard and Reserve.

For more information about the ESGR in Western Colorado, call 640-7971.