Applications being taken for Idaho military Salute to Employers event

newsroom@idahostatesman.comAugust 23, 2013 

The Idaho Military Division and the Idaho Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) are taking nominations from employers of guardsmen and reservists, business leaders, company owners and managers to attend the annual Salute to Employers event Sept. 6 at Gowen Field in Boise.

The free event includes participation in various military aircraft displays, vehicle and weapon simulators, military vehicle and weapon displays and military ceremonies.

Participation is limited, and priority goes to employers of Guard members and Reservists, civic organization leaders, company owners and managers. Click the link to the right, under "Other related content," to download the nomination form. The form includes submission instructions.

There is no deadline to apply, but the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce says 100 applicants will be chosen to attend the event. Just over 50 slots had been filled as of Thursday.

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