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Published 07/16 2014 04:10PM

Updated 07/16 2014 04:13PM

Jimmy Granger with Jimmy Granger Ford receives a special honor for supporting military employees.

Jim Hill, Area Chair for Northwest Louisiana Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, announced Wednesday that Jimmy Granger was honored with a Patriot Award to recognize his extraordinary support of employees who serve in the Louisiana National Guard and Reserve.

According to Hill, ESGR Northwest Louisiana Area Chair the Patriot Award was created by ESGR to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees, who like the citizen warriors before them have answered their nation's call to serve.

Jimmy Granger with Jimmy Granger Ford was nominated for being highly supportive of E4 Andrew Barrow of the United States Army Reserve National Guard 39th MP Company, his Reserve Component employee. 

Supportive supervisors are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation's National Guard and Reserve units.

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