APT Manufacturing Solutions Honored with Patriot Award

For Immediate Release

APT Manufacturing Solutions’ President, Anthony Nighswander honored by Department of Defense for patriotic support.

Hicksville, Ohio – Anthony Nighswander, President of APT Manufacturing Solutions was presented with a Patriot Award June 20 by Randy Gasser, Ombudsman Director, Ohio Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve in recognition of extraordinary support of his employee serving in the Army National Guard.

Nighswander was nominated for being highly supportive of the National Guard by Sergeant First Class (SFC) Charles “Chuck” Eppler, who is an Estimator in the Automation Division at APT Manufacturing Solutions.

Supportive employers like Anthony “Tony” Nighswander are vital to the success of our mission and the defense of this nation,” said Randy Gasser, Ohio ESGR Ombudsman Director. “Our Guard and Reserve members could not perform their military duty without knowing their civilian employer supports them 100 percent.”

“I am honored to have this award presented to me” said Nighswander. “We value the service of our men and women in uniform.”

“Tony interviewed and hired me knowing that I was an active member of the Army National Guard. The company and management of APT have always been supportive and appreciative of my military requirements.”

ESGR, a Department of Defense program, seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States. For more information about ESGR outreach programs or volunteer opportunities, call (800) 336-4590 or visit www.ESGR.mil.


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Photo Caption: ESGR’s Randy Gasser, right, presented a Patriot Award to Anthony “Tony” Nighswander”, center,
at APT Manufacturing Solutions in Hicksville, Ohio. SFC Charles “Chuck” Eppler, left, nominated Tony for the award.
Photo taken by APT Manufacturing Solutions.

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