Scott Nielson and Nielson RV gained the Patriotic Employer Award from the Utah Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for going above and past the standard tasks required of employers beneath the Uniformed Service Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act.

The ESGR is a Department of Defense company made from devoted and skilled volunteers who expand and advertise employer give a boost to for the Guard and Reserve of all 7 branches of the Military.

Captain Cory L. Condie has served via a couple of deployments whilst operating at Nielson RV, some with most effective 3 days’ understand. The working out and versatility of the Nielson RV group of workers has at all times confident infantrymen like Captain Condie they’ve a welcome place of job once they arrive again house.

“Thank You Captain Condie for nominating Nielson RV for the Patriot Award,” Nielson said. “…I always felt there should be a law that protects veterans’ rights of employment. That when they get called to serve our great country, or offer relief like Captain Condie did, to serve the people of Houston during the hurricanes, that they would have a job when they return home, their families are taken care of, and benefits and pay plans still remain in effect. I would think that cooperation between employer and government could put into action protections for our valued veterans that continue to serve this great nation. I like to think of it as us paying tribute to the men and women who bravely serve in our nation’s armed forces. God bless America!” 

Nielson RV was once additionally the proud recipient of an award of Appreciation from the Marine Corps League for proudly showing the American flag.

BLM names veteran supervisor to guide Arizona Strip District

The Bureau of Land Management has named Michael Herder as the brand new district supervisor for the Arizona Strip District, which contains 2.eight million acres north of the Grand Canyon in northwestern Arizona.

Herder involves Arizona from Nevada, the place he served because the affiliate district supervisor and later, district supervisor, for the BLM’s Ely District. Herder served in a brief task because the BLM Nevada Associate State Director from September via December 2017.  He began paintings on the Arizona Strip the week of January eight.

Ray Suazo, BLM Arizona State Director, appointed Herder to the placement overseeing the Arizona Strip District.

“Mike is an experienced land manager who has demonstrated the ability to deal with a variety of challenging issues. He has fostered positive working relationships with local, state, federal, and tribal partners as well as local communities and other stakeholders. We are lucky to have him in Arizona and welcome him to our leadership team,” Suazo stated. 

Herder replaces Tim Burke, who retired on December 30, 2017. The District has about 65 workers.

“I’m happy to be back in this region,” Herder stated, “and I’m looking forward to the opportunities to collaborate with our great partners on the Arizona Strip.”

 

DOCUTAH@TheECLIPSE launches 2d season of per month documentaries 

Dixie State University DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival and Eclipse Theaters in Las Vegas release their 2nd season of per month documentaries on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. with a screening of “My Father’s Highway,” the epic tale of the way an unattainable street was once constructed on an implausible course and the individuals who overcame each impediment, even demise to verify it came about. To this present day it represents probably the most pricey and impressive engineering feats within the historical past of the United States Interstate Highway System. The completed street takes a traveler on a 500-million-year geological adventure, on a four- lane tremendous freeway that has develop into the commercial lifeline of the Desert Southwest.

Tickets for the screening are $16 and to be had at bit.ly/myfathershighway. Click at the display time.

The movie was once produced and directed through Phil Tuckett, professor of virtual movie and Executive Director of DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival at Dixie State University. This movie is a part of a sequence of flicks professionally produced in live performance with movie scholars at Dixie State University in St. George known as “High Desert Chronicles,” movies that spring from the environs of the wilderness Southwest

“I had always wanted to do this film since my wife and I returned to St George,” Tuckett said. “I was told there was a road through a slot canyon that was impassable, even on a horse, and now, there was a four-lane highway on it. I always wondered where did that come from and who built it.”

This movie tells the tale of U.S. Interstate 15 that begins in Los Angeles, is going via Las Vegas and crosses a piece of rugged, top mountain Mojave Desert within the excessive northwest portion of Arizona. It then continues north to the Arizona/Utah border previous St. George.

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