Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance’s CEO, Jason Siegert received the Patriot Award under a Department of Defense program. The award was presented by Carol Smetana, a representative of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve on April 20. Through this award, the medical flight service CEO was recognized as a supervisor who supports service members of the National Guard and Reserve.
More about the Patriot Award
The Patriot Award is given out by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program under the Department of Defense. The award is an award of recognition for supervisors who show their support for service members of the National Guard and Reserve. In order to qualify for the award, employees or family members of employees who serve in the National Guard or Reserve have to nominate you because of your support for military service.
Employers can show their support through a wide variety of methods such as flexible schedules, granting necessary leaves of absence, time off before and after deployment, etc. And the medical flight service headed by Jason Siegret adopted several of these measures to support their service member employees.
More about the Medical Flight Service CEO
Angel MedFlight’s CEO, Jason Siegret expressed his gratitude for receiving the award. He stated that their company does their best to support every associate, especially those who serve or have served the country. He also mentioned how their efforts were nothing in comparison to the service these people have provided to the country.
Jason has been leading the executive team of Angel MedFlight since 2014, first serving as President. More recently, he became the Chief Executive Officer. Before working with Angel MedFlight, he worked for Health Management Associates as the Director of Operations Finance.