ESGR Patriot Award for Global Technology Resources, Inc.

Denver, Colo. – March 29, 2012 – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented a prestigious ESGR Patriot Award to a […]

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Denver, Colo. – March 29, 2012 – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented a prestigious ESGR Patriot Award to a key manager of Global Technology Resources Inc. (GTRI) at the company’s annual employee meeting on January 20th, 2012 in Denver, CO.  Technical Sergeant Clinton Rupp, a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserves, 302nd Airlift Wing, and a GTRI employee, nominated his civilian supervisor, Robert Smith, for this coveted award and recognition.

An ESGR Patriot Award formally recognizes employers and their representatives who provide exceptional support to their employees who are members of the Reserve Components of the U.S. Military, employers who often go well beyond the support for Guard and Reserve member-employees as required by federal law.

As part of his nomination, TSGT Rupp wrote, “I am proud to recognize the outstanding support provided to me by my civilian supervisor, Mr. Robert Smith.  Throughout my career at GTRI, I have been given truly outstanding support for my Air Force Reserve career in every way.  My supervisor’s support has been an integral factor in my successful military career in several vital ways.  For everything from short-notice taskings from my unit, to ensuring my pay and benefits remain throughout my absence from the office, the support my family and I have received has been tremendous.  As a military veteran himself, Mr. Smith has gone out of his way to recognize veterans throughout our company, creating awareness of the sacrifices and dedication of our veterans, guard and reserve members.

GTRI and its employees support a variety of organizations as part of their commitment to support their communities and raise social awareness within their business network.  They actively work to expand existing and new relationships to further strengthen the community as a whole.  GTRI is committed to supporting causes and making an impact through corporate sponsorships, event participation, and financial donations.

About GTRI

GTRI provides industry-leading consulting and technology services that help clients derive real business value from their technology investments. With deep foundations in both networking and data center technologies, we support clients across a broad spectrum of industries with IT strategy, planning, private and cloud architectures, implementation and IT operations. Learn more at

About ESGR

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense agency that develops and promotes a culture in which all American employers support and value the military service of their employees.  It provides educational and liaison services to both employers and Reserve Component employees, with special focus on the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), and by advocating relevant initiatives, recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of applicable laws, and resolving conflict between employers and service members.

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GTRI is a registered trademark of Global Technology Resources, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.


Teresa Kloser

Global Technology Resources, Inc.


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