Story by: John Sarnecki
Pictured above with the awards are President of ESW, Inc., Larry Caldwell Sr., Past Department of Indiana, American Legion Commander Marty Dzieglowicz, and the 1st District American Legion Employment Committee Chairman John Sarnecki. All three Legionnaires are members of the East Chicago, American Legion Allied Post 369.
ESW, Custom Training & Engineering Services Inc. out of Crown Point, Indiana was recently recognized for going above and beyond when it comes to hiring veteran employees.
During The American Legion Department of Indiana’s annual State Convention, held on July 15, 2018 in Indianapolis, the company was awarded two Employer of the Year Awards. They were presented the “Employment of Older Workers” and the “Employment of Veterans” State Awards.
ESW was nominated for these awards by American Legion Allied Post 369, of East Chicago, Indiana.
The company earned accolades for employment from the national headquarters of The American Legion.
During the 100th annual American Legion National Convention held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, ESW, Inc. President Larry Caldwell was also presented with the “National Employment of Older Workers’ Award on August 25, 2018.
For over 30 years, ESW, Inc. has provided custom-designed training programs that utilize the skills of Older Workers and Veterans, in the development and training of Maintenance and Operational personnel locally and across the country.
The American Legion Department of Indiana is comprised of more than 77,000 military service veterans who have served honorably during times of conflict in defense of their nation and has been active within Indiana since 1919. The Indiana American Legion has represented veterans from every major conflict since World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan within its membership.
Together, we change lives for Veterans, their families and their communities.
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