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Press Release

Springfield Based SSI Receives Prestigious Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriotic Employer Award 

Washington, DC, July 20, 2010 – SSI of Springfield, VA announced it recently was awarded the Patriotic Employer award from the Virginia Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). This prestigious award is given to those firms that actively support their employee's reserve military service. 

SSI’s, CEO Steve Mackie said, “As a retired Navy Commander turned entrepreneur, I understand the importance of the business community supporting the men and woman who serve our country in uniform as reservists.” SSI enables its employees’ participation in the Guard and Reserve through a human resource policy that provides two weeks of paid reserve leave per year. SSI displays a service star flag on its corporate web site in commemoration of an employee currently serving on active duty recall in Iraq. 

The ESGR is a Department of Defense Committee that works to develop and promote employer support for Guard and Reserve service by advocating relevant initiatives, recognizing outstanding support, increasing awareness of applicable laws, and resolving conflict between employers and service members. More information about the ESGR is available at their web site: 

SSI is a service disabled veteran owned small business that provides professional services including strategic planning, program management, systems engineering, acquisition management, information systems integration, and technology management services. SSI provides quality-focused services to help customers make economical well informed decisions to align technology investments and management with their enterprise business objectives. 

For more information or to contact the firm please call corporate headquarters at Tel: (703) 451-1860 Fax: (703) 635-2806 or via e-mail 

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