Attention NC National Guard Soldiers and Airmen. Does your civilian employer go above and beyond to support your military service? Nominate your exceptional employer for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense’s highest honor recognizing employer support of the Guard and Reserve. Nominations will be accepted until January 20, 2014. Visit www.FreedomAward.mil to nominate now. See attached.