Airgas Merchant Gases, a division of Airgas, an Air Liquide company, signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve with the Texas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defence programme, on 15th May, at the company’s West Little York Road Offices in Houston.
The Statement of Support confirms Airgas Merchant Gases joins hundreds of thousands of employers in pledging:
Tom Thoman, Airgas Senior Vice-President, Merchant Gases, commented, “Airgas has a longstanding history of hiring military veterans and supporting military families, including our 10-year partnership with the Operation Homefront organisation. By signing this statement, Airgas Merchant Gases is furthering our commitment and demonstrating our organisation’s support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).”
Eddy Spurgin, ESGR state chair, added, “Airgas Merchant Gases joins thousands of America’s employers in demonstrating support for our armed forces. Supportive employers are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s Guard and Reserve units. By signing the Statement of Support, Airgas Merchant Gases pledges to stand proudly with its Guard and Reserve employees, who continue to answer their nation’s call to defend our way of life.”